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Democratic presidential candidate and New Age author Marianne Williamson stopped by downtown’s Unity Church on 8/17 to spread her message of “Love in Action” and fundraise for her campaign, which has not yet hit 130,000 unique donors to qualify for the fall debates. Williamson paid homage to the nation’s great movements, including abolition, women’s suffrage, and civil rights, and also spoke in depth on the student hunger crisis and accessibility to quality education for disadvantaged kids and young adults.
GOOD NEWS: While debating the extent to which cannabis causes air-quality problems, Supervisor Steve Lavagnino pointed out Santa Barbara had zero air-quality violations for oxides of nitrogen—smog precursors—for the first time in 40 years. “Some people don’t like good news,” Lavagnino said.
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After six years in business, Les Marchands Restaurant & Wine Shop will be shutting down on 9/10 to make way for a new concept by owners Acme Hospitality. “Sales at Les Marchands have been solid and steady for the last six years,” said Acme’s principal Sherry Villanueva, who explained the primary driver of the decision was a new concept, to be unveiled in October. Les Marchands will be open on abbreviated hours for the next few weeks while also hosting a series of goodbye events.
County Supervisors Greenlight New 350,000-Square-Foot Greenhouse by Nick Welsh f all the dueling factoids unsheathed during the Board of Supervisors’ five-hour showdown over cannabis this Tuesday, perhaps the most jawdropping is that Santa Barbara County posted absolutely no violations of clean-air standards for oxides of nitrogen, or NOx, this past year. That hasn’t happened in 40 years. In 1991, by contrast, there were 101. This tidbit is generally important because NOx are precursors of smog, suggesting that the skies over Santa Barbara have gotten significantly cleaner. Critics of Santa Barbara’s burgeoning cannabis industry, including Maureen Claffey and Concerned Carpinterians, have charged that when NOx combine in sunlight with terpenes — the odiferous compounds giving cannabis its signature skunk-like smell — they form what air-quality experts refer to as volatile organic compounds (VOCs), also smog precursors. Claffey and crew showed up in significant numbers to object that this information was conspicuously lacking in the county’s Programmatic Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) relied upon by county planners and the Planning Commission when approving cannabis mogul Graham Farrar’s proposal to convert a 350,000-square-foot orchid greenhouse in Carpinteria into a massive hothouse for weed. Because of this and other omissions, Claffey argued, the supervisors needed to send Farrar and his greenhouse plans for 3561 Foothill Road back to the drawing boards. The supervisors not only
With this November’s City Council elections nearly three months away, two candidates have already won for lack of any opponent: incumbents Meagan Harmon and Oscar Gutierrez. The only question is whether the council appoints them to the post. The appointment option would save City Hall an estimated $106,000, reflecting the cost of printing and mailing ballots and candidate statements to voters in districts 3 and 6, which Gutierrez and Harmon respectively represent.
NOT EVEN CLOSE: Maureen Claffey of Concerned Carpinterians argued the environmental analysis for the new cannabis greenhouse proposed for Foothill Road failed to address odor issues adequately or how cannabis affected avocado growers nearby. The supervisors rejected her appeal by a 5-0 vote.
disagreed with Claffey but did so unanimously. In Santa Barbara’s ever-engulfing saga over the cultivation of sativas and indicas, this week’s confrontation marks the first time the supervisors have been forced to weigh in on any specific cannabis project. From the outset, Farrar’s proposal seemed a strategically questionable target. That’s in part because Farrar enjoys a reputation — even among industry skeptics and critics—for running a tight ship and jumping through all the hoops. As Farrar put it, he was asking only “to shift from one flower to another within an existing greenhouse infrastructure.” He’s proposing to recycle all water consumed and deploy insects in lieu of pesticides. Still, Claffey persisted. The scion of a
farming family who first moved to Carpinteria in 1860, Claffey said she’s now surrounded by three greenhouses. Their odors — intense and overwhelming at times, she’s complained— are masked by a nonstop mist of essential oils mixed with water shot into the air from pipes installed along the greenhouse eaves. What are the health implications of long-term exposure to such chemicals? she demanded. Because the answer to that question wasn’t in the environmental report either, she argued, was yet another reason the supervisors should reject Farrar’s proposal. She has a 7-year-old daughter, Claffey told the supervisors; if they stay put, she objected, they’ll become human guinea pigs for an odor-control technology that may not work.
HEALTH Santa Barbara’s Planned Parenthood California Central Coast said it will “refuse to comply with the unethical and harmful Title X Gag Rule.” The announcement followed the national organization’s rejection on Monday of about $60 million in Title X funding from the Trump administration, which demanded that clinics rein in any abortion referrals. The local group will nonetheless continue to offer birth control, sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment, and other reproductive health care. County Public Health will expand its behavioral health services — aimed at helping individuals with mental or substance-abuse issues — with a $167,000 grant from federal Health and Human
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Both State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson and Assemblymember Monique Limón supported the bill, which goes into effect January 1, 2020. Sheriff Bill Brown and City Police Chief Lori Luhnow were unavailable for comment. Neil Gowing, president of the County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association, had previously told the Lompoc Record his organization was “neutral” toward AB 392, saying it was “definitely a law we can work within.” Earlier this month, the California Department of Justice released its 2018 Use of Force Report. It tallied nine total incidents in Santa Barbara County in which police discharged a firearm or used force that resulted in serious injury or death. Two of the nine resulted in deaths: Sheriff ’s Office deputies shot and killed 43-year-old David McNabb on December 28, 2018, after he allegedly murdered three family members; and Santa Maria police fatally shot 27-year-old Alejandro Valdez on January 7, 2018, after Valdez, in the throes of a mental-health crisis, reportedly threatened officers with a knife. —Tyler Hayden
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Prehoden had failed to make the case that the chair manufacturer had engaged in “despicable conduct,” which they asserted was the necessary threshold for the pursuit of punitive damages. Judge Anderle disagreed and cited at some length language from Prehoden’s pleading. “This case is a textbook example of companies showing a conscious indifference and disregard for the probable harm to others,” Prehoden’s attorney argued. Sandbar should have removed the chairs once they started “breaking with regularity.” Both the bar and the furniture maker, he argued, “acted recklessly to preserve a profit.” In allowing Prehoden to pursue punitive damages, Anderle ruled, “Such conduct is more reprehensible than simple negligence.” —NW
anta Barbara Judge Thomas Anderle is allowing San Diego real estate agent Edmund Prehoden Jr. to seek punitive damages against the Sandbar restaurant and bar on lower State Street for damages he suffered while falling from a defective aluminum chair in April 2018. According to court documents, Prehoden required two neck surgeries as a result of injuries sustained and lost $125,000 in income he otherwise would have earned. Prehoden claimed the chairs purchased by Sandbar were defective and that Sandbar managers should have known this by the time his chair collapsed. By then, he alleged, six to eight other customers had experienced similar problems. Attorneys for the other defendant in the case, Teak Warehouse, argued that
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ust two weeks after the United States and Russia ripped up a landmark arms treaty that greatly reduced the nuclear arsenals of both superpowers and eliminated an entire category of missiles, the Pentagon on Sunday test-fired a previously banned mid-range missile from San Nicolas Island off the coast of Ventura. Slow-motion video footage shows the Tomahawk cruise missile emerging from its mobile launch platform before speeding 300 miles over the ocean and hitting an undisclosed target. “Data collected and lessons learned from this test will inform the Department of Defense’s development of future intermediate-range capabilities,” the Pentagon said in a press statement. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev signed the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty in 1987. It focused on missiles with ranges between 310 and 3,420 miles, the kind that had caused widespread panic during the Cold War because of their ability to be driven on a mobile platform
into a remote area and launched within minutes. The treaty forced the countries to scrap more than 2,700 missiles and was an effective deterrent to what was becoming an escalating arms race. In more recent years, however, both countries have accused the other of violating the INF, culminating in an August 2 decision by President Donald Trump to terminate the agreement. Rick Wayman, deputy director of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation in Santa Barbara, echoed the fear by many analysts that the loss of the INF treaty could spark a new game of nuclear chicken. “Yesterday, I spent a peaceful, beautiful afternoon at the beach in Santa Barbara, celebrating a friend’s birthday,” Wayman said on Monday. “I was appalled to learn that, just miles from our family’s tranquil celebration, the U.S. took a dangerous and ill-advised leap forward in its arms race with Russia. There was good reason why these weapons were banned for 32 years and should have remained banned —TH forever.”
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inducing VOCs? According to William Vizuete, one of the nation’s leading experts on terpene pollution—also hired by Farrar to consult—that’s not likely. Vizuete testified cannabis terpenes would add only five tons to the 39,042 tons of naturally occurring terpenes currently “biogenically” generated from such plants as lemon and pine trees. As for long-term health consequences of the chemical soup used to control odors, another expert hired by Farrar, Nathan Eady, noted it was widely used by hospitals, which injected it in the HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) systems. Supervisors Adam and Joan Hartmann remained alive to the potential health issues involved, though Adam suggested that was in the neighborhood of “infinitesimal.” Hartmann expressed solace that Farrar’s odor-control system would be tested by an independent subcontractor at least four times in the first year of operation. Summing up the supervisors’ sentiments, Adam addressed Farrar directly. “You’re the platinum standard now,” he stated. “If you turn it into a problem, n this is going to be a wreck.”
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neither confirm agents were in town nor that anyone was arrested, the Santa Barbara police reported the department was notified of ICE’s presence but did not take part in the action. Right-wing activist group Judicial Watch has filed a lawsuit over Senate Bill 826, which mandates that California corporations include women on their boards of directors. Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, who cowrote the bill, said while the lawsuit is disappointing, the bill has generated some good news: “Just last month, the last allmale board of the S&P 500 added a woman to its ranks, showing that diversity is within our grasp and that women are highly qualified and eager to step up.”
PEOPLE Criminal defense attorney Bill Duval died last week after a three-year battle with leukemia. Among courthouse circles, Duval was well-known, well-respected, and well-liked, having served first as a public defender from 1971 to 1978 and then as a private criminal defense attorney. Duval operated out of offices in La Arcada building and served on the Downtown Organization board for more than 20 years. n
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Lodge Kills St. George Hotel St. George had reason to be surprised by the outcome; city planning staff had recommended approval of the project, and existing zoning allows him to develop hotels or housing on the site. Lodge pointed out that 500 bedrooms’ worth of new hotels are now wending their way through the city’s design review process and 150 are under construction. Hotel occupancy rates, she stated, were going down, not up, arguing that new hotels is not what the city needs. Commissioner Addison Thompson cast the sole dissenting vote but said nothing from the dais to explain his thinking.
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Oil Co. Proposes Powering Cat Canyon Operations with Green Energy By Maya Chiodo onrenewable energy resources, like oil and coal, come from below ground, while renewables like solar and wind power come from above ground. Michael Chiacos of the Community Environmental Council calls the former “resources from hell” and the latter “resources from heaven.” Deciding whether or not Cat Canyon’s oil should be recovered currently has Santa Barbara County in limbo. A central issue in the debate over Cat Canyon has become how exactly its “mature” oil would be extracted. With oil, unlike fine wines and cheeses, “mature” does not equate to finer quality. It requires that oil operators use steam injection to make the heavy crude oil viscous enough to be sucked up from below. To generate this steam, companies typically heat up water with natural gas, which is what puts Cat Canyon oil field in the top 10 percent of carbon-intensive oil operations in the country, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The upstream emissions that steam injection creates have garnered serious criticism from environmentalists. In response, oil companies, including TerraCore (who recently bought up ERG), have proposed decreasing some of those upstream emissions by harnessing the sun’s energy to help power facility operations. TerraCore’s COO Mark DePuy said that using integrated solar power at their facility would provide the foundation for TerraCore to “become an energy company of the future as we transition away from fossil fuels” at a recent Planning Commission meeting. Could continued fossil fuel extraction really pave the way toward their divestment? The amount of solar energy necessary to power an oil facility is about three megawatts, the same amount needed to keep 2,000 Santa Barbara County homes running, said Nathan Eady, who represents TerraCore. Installing photovoltaic panels would increase the demand for such technology,
N POWER PLAY: Edison reps are laying out the company’s power-shutoff program across Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, where 280,000 acres were consumed by 2017’s Thomas Fire (pictured above).
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ne-hundred and eighty-three down and 5,317 more to go. That’s the number of miles of bare electrical wiring Southern California Edison has replaced with covered connectors — and how many thousands more it intends to replace by 2025. Edison reps are laying out the company’s powershutoff program to cities across Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, where 280,000 acres were consumed by the Thomas Fire in December 2017, causing two deaths directly and, in the following January, 23 deaths in the Montecito debris flow. The goal is to keep Edison equipment from starting another wildfire. Edison representative Rondi Guthrie made presentations to Santa Barbara and Goleta city councils about the utility’s fire-hardening work, including the Public Safety Power Shutoff program, thousands of faster-flipping fuses, and a small army of tree trimmers. Guthrie explained it cost $3 million per mile for underground electric lines versus $430,000 per mile above
MIXING OIL AND SOLAR: Lauren Coiro of Brighten Solar holds a sign during a March County Planning Commission hearing on the ERG Cat Canyon oil fields. Now, the company that bought ERG is proposing to power some of its operation with solar, which critics contend is just an attempt at greenwashing.
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heila Lodge, city planning commissioner and former Santa Barbara mayor, lowered the boom on landlord/ developer Ed St. George’s plans to convert an old parking lot and four units of rental housing on the 300 block of West Montecito Street into a new three-story, 32-unit hotel. The city desperately needed housing, Lodge argued at the August 15 hearing, and had an overabundance of hotel rooms. After nearly five hours of testimony, Lodge urged her fellow commissioners to reject the proposal on the basis “of sound community planning,” and by a 5-1 vote, they agreed with her.
ground, where it was also easier to inspect and maintain equipment. A Public Safety Power Shutoff isn’t as easy as flipping a switch. It requires coordination with dozens of public agencies and depends on wind conditions. Of the six Edison has called since 2017, only two resulted in power-downs. In areas where lines traverse mountains, circuits may shut off where winds are blasting but calmer parts of the city could stay lit. Guthrie told the councils that first responders, health agencies, and people dependent on in-home medical devices would receive a notice of a possible outage first, several days in advance. But in rapidly changing conditions, the final notice might be the lights going out, as shutdown decisions must be made quickly by Edison executives. Edison has sent letters to customers explaining how to sign up for alerts — at SCE.com/psps or the app MySCE — and how to prepare for outages, which could last several days. —Jean Yamamura
which in turn could drive down the price of producing the sun-sucking tiles, perhaps making them more accessible to consumers and communities. So, why not make the whole project solar right now? The simple answer is that you currently can’t. About five years ago, Santa Barbara County adopted a code that limited utilityscale solar facilities to Cuyama Valley. On top of that are about 15 other regulatory, infrastructural, political, and financial barriers, which are laid out in a Strategic Energy Plan that was commissioned by the County Board of Supervisors and released in May. Until someone proposes a new ordinance that would expand solar development to the Cat Canyon area, we won’t see a commercial solar energy plant there anytime soon. In the meantime, integrating solar power is the biggest step oil companies can make to reduce their carbon footprint, Eady says. Yet opposition remains from both environmental academics and activists. Efforts to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions are always better than none, but they can also act as a sort of greenwashing of the fossil fuel industry, says UC Santa Barbara’s Dr. Ranjit Deshmukh, a PhD in Energy and Resources. These kinds of projects, he says, “will lead to more licenses for oil companies, which in turn will create more subsidization of the industry.” Whether or not a Cat Canyon extraction facility chooses to use solar power to generate some of its energy needs, it would still be using steam injection, which is known to create adverse impacts on disadvantaged communities, according to environmental leaders and social justice activists alike. Leah Stokes, a professor in UCSB’s Political Science department, spoke of the threat on air and water quality that steam injection would create for communities near the oil field, who already lack social capital due to their largely Hispanic and lower income demographic. n
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g n i K nnabis deceptively accessible, laid-back vibe. Farrar wears black T-shirts, blue jeans, pukka shells around his neck, and a signature ball cap. Almost always. One cap has the Glass House Farms logo. Another reads “The Farmacy.” “My entire day is trying to make as many correct decisions as I can,” he explained. To reduce the potential for error, he figured, he needed to reduce the number of decisions. “What I’m going to wear is a decision I made once a while ago and don’t need to make each morning. And wearing a hat means I don’t have to wonder what my hair looks like.” One of the things that sets Farrar apart from other pot farmers is that he actually enjoys the product. Or at least, he openly admits it. Some growers speak of how cannabis
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raham Farrar might have been the classic all-American boy next door, the hardworking kid who mowed neighbors’ lawns in the afternoon and delivered their newspapers in the morning. He might even have grown up to become the doctor that both he and his parents thought he would. Instead, Farrar — Goleta boy turned longtime Mesa resident—woke up this week to find himself sitting on top of the world. Ever since California voters approved the total legalization of cannabis in 2016, Farrar has been the most positive public face of Santa Barbara’s exploding industry. Right now, Farrar is opening the first walk-in recreational cannabis dispensary in the City of Santa Barbara. Dubbed The Farmacy, it’s located near the intersection of Mission and De la Vina streets, next to Derf’s Burgers, in the building where the city’s first and last video rental shop once operated. Standing in the parking lot, Farrar is delighting in the details: the red tiles, the wrought ironworks, the copper gutters. Less delightful are the bulletproof windows, the motion sensors, and the 18 security cameras. But finally it’s all come together. Though the city has issued two other recreational cannabis operations with retail permits, Farrar’s is the first one out of the gate. This same week, Farrar survived an attempt by a formidable cadre of countywide cannabis critics to stop him from transforming a 350,000-square-foot Carpinteria flower green-
house into a cannabis operation. The cadre might well appeal to the California Coastal Commission next. But the County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this Tuesday to uphold the project and deny an appeal by Carpinteria neighborhood activists upset about odors and possible health impacts (see News of the Week on page 9 for details). That vote should help, as should the 4-1 vote by the county’s Planning Commission in June. This would be Farrar’s second Carpinteria greenhouse. He’s already got a 150,000-square-foot greenhouse operating under the trade name Glass House Farms. Together he would have half a million square feet of cannabis plants under nonstop—nearly five harvests a year— climate-controlled cultivation. Farrar jokes that only cannabis farmers talk in square feet. Other big-time ag by Nick Welsh • Photos by Paul Wellman operations are usually measured by acreage. This past month, Farrar entered that heavyweight ag world when he joined a 50-50 partnership helped get loved ones through chemotherapy, but then with one of the most politically connected private water quickly stress they personally don’t indulge. Farrar, by concompanies in California. If all goes according to plan, he trast, has been indulging since junior high school. Endowed will grow 9,600 acres of hemp in the Mojave Desert for the with a self-confessed control-freak personality, Farrar uses Cadiz Water Company. Hemp, virtually identical to canna- it at the end of the day to cool his jets. “I don’t get baked, bis, has strong CBD content needed for medicinal use, but and I don’t use while working,” he said, but “I can sit on the low counts of the psychoactive compound THC. Only last couch and eat ice cream and watch a movie.” Farrar said he year, the federal government listed it as a legal agricultural hopes his own two kids — ages 13 and 10 — don’t start as crop. Earlier this year, the State of California did the same. early as he did. But when they’re adults, he said, it’s up to So these 9,600 acres on land owned by Cadiz qualifies Far- them. “Throughout all human history, people have experimented with changing their consciousness,” he said. “They rar and his Glass House Farms as very big time. should have that right.” If people find themselves “going off the rails,” he argued, they should be reminded why the rails are there in the first place, not punished. In person, Farrar is built like a baseball player —sturdy, Another thing that sets Farrar apart from his fellow pot muscular, but not ostentatiously yoked. He gives off a farmers is that he’s not really a farmer. Instead, he’s an unre-
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C o v er S tory SEEING GREEN: Graham Farrar owns the 150,000-square-foot greenhouse operation Glass House Farms in Carpinteria (above). The greenhouse also supplies some of the product for his new recreational dispensary, The Farmacy.
up home computers back when such things were still technically challenging. Farrar embraced S.B. Middle School’s bicycle culture, and soon he could pedal as far away as Carpinteria to help clients get their computers working.
TRIBAL ELDERS constructed tech geek and “serial entrepreneur” — the term he chooses — who just happens to do what farmers do. It’s a big difference. Farrar and his parents moved to Santa Barbara in 1985 when Farrar was in the 3rd grade. They settled into a neighborhood between Goleta and Santa Barbara by Cathedral Oaks and Old San Marcos Road. His father, Lynn Farrar, worked as operations manager of the El Encanto hotel; his mother, Philippa Farrar, for Jordano’s. Farrar, who attended Foothill Elementary School, was an only child. His parents say he was “an inquisitive whirlwind,” a science geek, a focused reader, and sometimes preternaturally precocious. At age 11, Farrar negotiated a new phone contract for the family without his parents’ knowledge. It turned out he’d struck a really good deal. In 4th grade, Farrar would accidentally shoot himself in the hand with a BB gun. Surgery was required. Farrar demanded he not be knocked out so he could watch. Initially the doctor balked but eventually relented. By 7th grade, Farrar was enrolled in the Santa Barbara Middle School, where he discovered bicycles, computers, and friend Orion Barels, though not necessarily in that order of importance. To say Farrar was drawn to computers is a criminal understatement. They were the black holes into which he was happily sucked. In no time, he could reassemble the motherboard of an Apple II. At S.B. Middle School, he became the school’s de facto IT assistant. By 7th grade, he was making $10 an hour as a freelance tech worker, helping people set
Successful entrepreneurs tend to be very smart or very lucky. Graham Farrar has been both. His friendship with Orion Barels — with whom he was inseparable from 6th grade through high school — was perhaps the biggest stroke of luck. Orion’s father, Larry Barels, founded WaveFront Technologies, which created the software necessary for the 3D animation since popularized by Pixar. He later cofounded, with John MacFarlane, Software.com, which allowed for the collection and delivery of email. Both companies would go public, WaveFront in 1994 and Software.com in 1999. By that time, Farrar was all but a member of the Barels family. Barels senior took it upon himself to play the role of “tribal elder” where Farrar was concerned; to some extent, he still does. He says he saw in Farrar all the ingredients for great success. Barels hired him as a schoolkid at WaveFront and later at Software.com. And Farrar did not fail his expectations. In high school, Farrar got Ds and Fs. High school, he said, was a waste of time. He dropped out, got a GED, enrolled at Santa Barbara City College, and gobbled up an intense load of hard-science classes. He signed up for the University of Colorado in Boulder, where he crafted his own specialized major in developmental molecular biology. That school, coincidentally, is where his parents had met. Also coincidentally, it’s where he would meet Sara Shaw — whom he would later marry — courtesy of an introduction by Orion Barels. Small world. During summer break, Farrar worked at Software.com, skateboarding to work, his huge hair — not quite dreadlocks but close enough — billowing behind him. He installed a
four-foot-long saltwater fish tank into his cubicle, but he wound up spending little time in the company of his fish. Barels soon saw that young Farrar spoke as an equal with much older people — Pixar employees, Naval weapons researchers — who initially regarded him as a punk kid. But Farrar could back up his confidence with knowledge and results. He worked his ass to the bone. In one year, Farrar recalled, he traveled to 23 countries. Barels and MacFarlane were conflicted about their young tech-geek stud muffin. Maybe he should go back to college. Farrar’s parents definitely thought he should. But in the dotcom world, there were no diagramed career paths. It was all made up on the fly. So at age 17, Farrar was dispatched, along with MacFarlane, to New Jersey to provide support service to AT&T, the telephone giant. For Software.com, AT&T would be a mother lode that helped catapult the company to its eventual multibillion-dollar success. At the historic Bell Labs, Farrar’s job, as MacFarlane described it, “was to break the system.” He was replicating the most stressful demands that AT&T’s system could experience. By doing that, the company could engineer the necessary defenses to prevent the system’s total collapse. Farrar didn’t merely work for these companies. He got in on the ground floor; he had stock. When WaveFront went public in 1994, he sold enough shares to buy a home on the Mesa, plus a Ferrari for fun. When Software.com went public five years later, Farrar, then 23, bought a 46-foot-long sailboat. “In my family, we didn’t have boats,” he said. His father liked to work on cars; Farrar remembers helping — if only sort of — his father sand blast a 1964 Mustang convertible. In other words, he had no idea how to sail. He took a course, and not long after, he and Sara embarked on a two-year sailing adventure that would ultimately take them across the Pacific all the way to New Zealand. “It’s hard to learn how to do without doing it,” Farrar would later explain. Upon their return, Farrar joined another Santa Barbara company whose star was ascending — Sonos, the creator of
WONDER YEARS: At Santa Barbara Middle School, Graham Farrar discovered bicycles and computers. He would pedal as far away as Carpinteria to help clients with their computers. At the University of Colorado in Boulder, he crafted his own specialized major in developmental molecular biology and met his wife, Sara Shaw.
AUGUST 22, 2019
CITY OF SANTA BARBARA NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
AMENDMENTS TO ZONING INFORMATION REPORT PROGRAM Planning Commission Thursday, September 5, 2019 1:00 p.m. City Hall, Council Chambers (2nd Floor) 735 Anacapa Street The Planning Commission will review proposed zoning text amendments to the Zoning Information Report (ZIR) Program found in various sections of Titles 28 and 30 of the Municipal Code, specifically sections 28.87.220, 28.92.130, 30.200.040, 30.200.050, 30.205.120, and all of Chapter 30.285, and forward a recommendation on the proposed amendments to the City Council. The proposed changes will amend the Zoning Information Report Program to require only the disclosure of existing City Zoning and Building and Safety written records by the City to residential real estate buyers prior to the sale of the property. You are invited to attend this hearing and address your comments to the Planning Commission. Written comments are also welcome. Mail to PC Secretary, P.O. Box 1990, Santa Barbara, CA 93102-1990 or email to PCSecretary@SantaBarbaraCA.gov. Please submit 12 copies of any material over 2 pages at the Planning & Zoning counter, 630 Garden Street. The Planning Commission may not have time to consider written comments received after 4:30 p.m. on the Monday before the meeting.
AT YOUR SERVICE: The Farmacy team of 17 employees scoured the cannabis market to curate a wide range of their preferred brands. networked home sound systems. He was the sixth employee the company hired. Farrar became Sonos’s troubleshooter, a service rep, and the guy who talked to product reviewers. Unlike many corporate spokespersons, Farrar learned how to argue his points without sounding argumentative, a talent that would serve him well in the cannabis industry. As he and Sara had kids, Farrar stumbled onto other business ideas. For parents uneasy about doping their kids with the big screen, he created an interactive app — iStory — that offered a wealth of age-appropriate stories. Eventually he cashed out of Sonos, sold iStory, and went on another sailing adventure.
Meeting agendas, minutes, and videos are available online at SantaBarbaraCA.gov/PC. This meeting will be broadcast live on City TV-Channel 18 and online at SantaBarbaraCA.gov/CityTV. If you need auxiliary aids or services or staff assistance to attend or participate in this meeting, contact the City Administrator’s Office at (805)564 5305. If possible, please provide notification at least 48 hrs. prior to the meeting. Specialized services, such as sign language interpretation or documents in Braille, may require additional lead time to arrange. For information, please email Susan Reardon, Senior Planner, at SReardon@santabarbaraca.gov or call (805) 560-7573.
BUDDING ENTREPRENEUR The cannabis industry has always been alive and well in Santa Barbara, though completely illegal. With the passage of Proposition 215, which decriminalized medicinal marijuana throughout California in 1996, the industry became a legally nebulous, if vast, gray market. For a period, the Santa Barbara City Council — led by then-councilmember Das Williams — tried to permit, tax, and regulate retail storefronts for what were allegedly medicinal marijuana collectives. But a neighborhood backlash slowed the push toward regulation, and when Williams was elected to the State Assembly and moved to Sacramento, the industry went underground, dispensing its wares via a network of unregulated home-delivery services. By 2014, the sale of recreational — now known as “adult-use” — cannabis was legal in the states of Colorado and Washington. The handwriting was on the wall; sooner or later, California would follow suit. The market was just too big, the tax revenues too irresistible. By 2014, Farrar had started to focus on cannabis. He wasn’t cultivating yet, but he was supplying cultivators with yet another business venture, Elite Gardens, which tailored soil enrichment products specifically for cannabis crops. In 2016, the year Proposition 64 qualified for the November ballot, Farrar began cultivating cannabis in a greenhouse then owned by the members of Carpinteria’s storied Van Wingerden family. The “V-Dubs,” as they are known in cannabis MONEY MAN: Real estate investor Kyle Kazan and his investors bought the greenhouse where Farrar has been growing 150,000 square feet of cannabis, the 350,000-squarefoot greenhouse that was the subject of this week’s appeal in front of the county supervisors, and the property where the new dispensary will operate.
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circles, were famous for their efficient greenhouse flower operations. When competition from Colombia and Canada wiped out the cut-flower industry in the States, however, the V-Dubs cast about for a substitute crop. Though politically conservative, they embraced cannabis as the path to economic salvation. “Evolution” is the term family members use when addressing the county supervisors.
DEEP-POCKETS GUY Farrar’s own evolution picked up serious steam when his path crossed with Kyle Kazan, a creatively aggressive real estate investor. Kazan is quick to tell you his life story: He played basketball for USC in the 1980s, worked as a special-education teacher in South Central Los Angeles, and then joined the Torrance Police Department in the 1990s. There, he witnessed firsthand what a colossal moral failure the war on drugs had been. “It’s been a war on the poor and on people of color,” he declared. “Second to slavery, it’s the worst thing that’s happened to this country.” Kazan left the Torrance PD in 1999 and became a spokesperson for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. By that time he had also learned the real estate trade. During the savings and loan crisis in the ’90s, over-leveraged banks and other financial institutions wanted to dump low-earning apartment complexes, but traditional loans were not available. This created what Kazan calls “a capital dislocation,” meaning not enough buyers for what’s being sold — or, in other words, a business opportunity. Beginning in 1996, when not working the graveyard shift at Torrance
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he last video store in Santa Barbara is the first cannabis store,” explained Graham Farrar of The Farmacy, the recreational marijuana store he’s opening this week near the corner of Mission and De la Vina streets, in the former movie rental shop. Instead of piles of DVDs and Hollywood paraphernalia crowding a dim space, the Farmacy is bright with sunshine, cleanly minimalist in design, and full of friendly faces ready to help you find the weed you need. “Our approach is a cannabis boutique — you could put jewelry in these cases and you wouldn’t have to change a thing,” said Farrar. “Pick up a box, handle it around — it’s regular retail now. It’s not the feeling of a pharmacist’s office.” (There’s even an original Chris Potter painting of Farrar’s Carpinteria greenhouse.) After a greeter verifies you are 21 or older by checking your ID — which is mandatory for all ages, as they must also ensure shoppers do not go over the one-ounce-per-day state limit — you are free to wander the store. The open shelves and locked cases are loaded with 350 different cannabis-containing products, from 63 different types of flower — costing anywhere from $15 to $90 for an eighth of an ounce, or 3.5 grams—down to one brand of pot treats for your pet. There are edibles, extracts, lotions, tinctures, topicals, drinks, sublinguals, and culinary products, such as infused butter and olive oil. “And there’s lifestyle,” explained general manager Leia Cail. “There’s lube!” The Farmacy team of 17 employees scoured the cannabis market to curate a wide range of their preferred brands, aiming to make it easier for customers to find something they want rather than be overwhelmed with options. “When you’re walking into a brandnew world, you don’t need the Walmart of weed,” said Farrar. “You want what your friend would recommend if you asked him.” That includes a full section featuring Santa Barbara–grown cannabis from companies such as Glass House (which is also owned by Farrar) to Autumn Brands, Pacific Stone, and Raw Garden. “There was nowhere to buy anything from Santa Barbara County in Santa Barbara County until now,” said Farrar, confident that the farm-totable ethos will translate to cannabis consumers. He’s also excited about high-end products such as Field Extracts, which uses a fresh-frozen technique to cleanly extract cannabinoids into a pure resin. “Right now, everybody is drinking boxed wine,” said Farrar of what Santa Barbara aficionados have been missing without a legal pot shop. “They don’t know it, but right over here is Screaming Eagle.” (That’s one of the most expensive wines anywhere.) Per state law, all of the products are subject to more scrutiny than almost any other consumer product. “Everything is tested,” said Farrar. “Each batch comes with a COA.” That certificate of analysis verifies that the product tested clean for an array of toxins, from fungus, bacteria, and bug parts to heavy metals and 66 pesticides. The shop will be open 10 a.m.-8 p.m., seven days a week, with delivery services starting next month. Sales must be in cash or by debit card for now, with credit card processing coming soon. The Farmacy is also part of the Santa Barbara Axxess program, with 25 percent off for the first purchase and 10 percent off onward. The City of Santa Barbara will reap the 8.75 percent sales tax and special 6 percent cannabis tax on each purchase. Later this year, The Farmacy will be joined by two other recreational cannabis stores in Santa Barbara: Coastal Dispensary, which is expected to open September 26, and Golden State Greens, for which there is no current timeline for opening. — Matt Kettmann
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PD, Kazan began partnering with a hedge fund to buy up those properties cheap. He used his cop chops to rid the buildings of gang members and drug dealers. Based on media reports, tenants’ rights advocates have complained that Kazan also got rid of many law-abiding tenants, as well, by jacking up the rents. “Yes, there was a profit,” Kazan acknowledged. “But we cleaned up buildings that needed to be cleaned up, and we made a positive difference for the community.” Kazan said he saw another massive “capital dislocation,” since conventional banks were terrified of investing in cannabis, which is still classified under federal law as an illegal narcotic. Into this yawning breach, Kazan brought to bear all the hedge fund dollars he could muster. In 2015, Kazan was in Santa Barbara looking at a potential cannabis deal. One day he stumbled into Graham Farrar. The details are murky, but the outcome was a business success. “We hit it off immediately,” Farrar said. It was Kazan and his investors who bought the greenhouse where Farrar has been growing 150,000 square feet of cannabis. It was Kazan who bought the 350,000-squarefoot greenhouse that was the subject of this week’s appeal in front of the county supervisors. And it was Kazan and his investors who purchased the property where the new dispensary will operate. It’s this vast aquifer of relocated capital — courtesy of Kazan — that’s allowing Farrar to stay afloat as he goes through the expensive grind of the county’s review process. The exact details of the partnership are not clear, but Kazan and Farrar are part of a larger entity known as California Cannabis Enterprises, which also owns two other dispensaries, one in Santa Ana and another in Los Angeles. Both are chic and bright — a far cry aesthetically from what Farrar described as “the porn shop” vibe and “strip club location” of many dispensaries. But it is Farrar who flies the cannabis flag at the County Board of Supervisors’ public hearings, many of which have been brutally long and acrimonious. Farrar has played a key role in Carpinteria’s cannabis growers trade group, has led the meet-and-greet charge, and, of all the growers, is the quickest to reply to reporters’ queries. One political consultant intimately familiar with county politics commented of Farrar, “You get the impression you’re watching a chess master at work, but who also manages to come across as a real human being, a real person. They’re not a whole lot of those out there. But you always wonder, ‘Yeah, but where’s the other side?’” For all his undeniable cyber smarts and charm, Farrar might have been a little too good for his own good.
GRASSROOTS RESISTANCE The dramatic success that the cannabis industry has enjoyed thus far has engendered a relentless resistance among disparate grassroots groups. Farrar and others in the business have been tempted to dismiss these critics as nuevo prohibitionists motivated by moral qualms and change-phobic farmers who confuse the right to use pesticides with Santa Barbara’s agricultural “tradition.” In fact, the emergence of cannabis as a major new industry has generated serious growing pains that appear far from over. The opposition has now congealed into a countywide federation of likeminded discontents. They are outraged at what they see as the county’s acquiescence to the cannabis industry and have drawn to their cause the likes of multimillionaire philanthropist Sara Miller McCune, former 2nd District supervisor Janet Wolf ’s administrative assistant Mary O’Gorman, award-winning investigative reporter Ann Louise Bardach, and noted environmental land-use attorneys Marc Chytilo and Jana Zimmer. Cannabis growers are now engulfed in a food fight with the wine industry to the north and avocado farmers to the south. The stench of cannabis emanating from some
Cover Story of the 19 cannabis greenhouses that popped up along a four-mile stretch of road on the outskirts of Carpinteria have galvanized many critics. It may well be that the odor has diminished, as some insist, and that all the greenhouses are now equipped with odor-control systems. But these activists show little sign of going away and have vowed to appeal every single cannabis permit every step of the way. As Farrar is quick to note, the relative footprint of cannabis is tiny — almost infinitesimal—compared to all other forms of agriculture. But Santa Barbara County still has the most land legally under cannabis cultivation of any county in the state. And California’s legal cannabis market—last clocked in at $3.1 billion — is by far the biggest in the world. But again, success poses almost as many pitfalls for Farrar as failure. As a legal operator for whom state, county, and city taxes account for half his cost of production — Farrar is also at war with a black market that’s not just still thriving, but actually growing. The promise that Prop. 64 would help destroy the black market has thus far proved to be wishful thinking. Farrar claimed only 600 of the state’s 4,000 dispensaries were legally licensed. “That means 3,400 are technically black market,” he said. In Santa Barbara, two medicinally licensed, regulated home-delivery dispensaries have opened in the past year. Goleta has another two. But depending on whom one asks, there are anywhere from 10 to 26 unregulated home-delivery operations supplying the South Coast’s inextinguishable cannabis appetite.
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Jamee Craig Aubrey 7/7/1950 – 7/13/2019
Jamee Craig Aubrey of Santa Barbara lost her battle with cancer on July 13, 2019. Jamee was born to George Aubrey and Dorothy Jean Craig in Evanston, Illinois on July 7, 1950. Jamee was raised in Santa Barbara where she graduated from San Marcos High School. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Washington, then spent an additional three years studying at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. The next twenty years were consumed with raising her son and running a silkscreen and manufacturing business, Rhapsody, Inc., in Portland, Oregon. Several years ago, she sold her business, and returned to her home town where she was painting full time. In 2013, Jamee married the love of her life, John Rowbottam. Together they shared a passion for the arts and were very active in the art community in Santa Barbara. Jamee lived her life with integrity, compassion and love. She saw the beauty in everyone she met and made them better people for knowing her. Her vision of the world around her was expressed through her talented brush strokes. She was a talented artist with many abilities. Gifted with not only an agile and intelligent mind, she had excellent motor skills with tools and visual thinking that she could apply in many situations. In Portland, for her business she built a warehouse for the screen business and devised a unique 2 story transport system to bring the heavy canvas roll materials up and into the workspace for cutting to size. Orders were primarily tote bags and tees as well as many other products sold nationwide. In Santa Barbara, Jamee had been involved in Adult Ed, Santa Barbara Art Association, Goleta Valley Art Association, Los Padres Watercolor Society, the Printmakers’ Guild, had been Vice President and Publicity Chair of SCAPE (Southern California Artists Painting for the Environment) and California Art Club. Jamee also participated in Santa Barbara Studio Artists and had an Open Studio with them for four years. She has taught private art lessons and given workshops through the Santa Barbara Art Association. Jamee is survived by her husband, John Rowbottam; her son Jonathan Lyles (Courtney); her 20
mother, Dorothy Craig; her brothers Craig Aubrey, George Aubrey (Judith), Richard Perry, Jr., Bruce Perry, Scott Perry (Kristina), Mark Perry and her sister Katy (Perry) Mowrer (Greg); and many cousins, nieces and nephews all whom she loved dearly. A Memorial and Celebration of Her Life will be held on Friday, Aug. 23 at 2:30 at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1500 State St. Santa Barbara, Ca. If you loved Jamee, or considered her your friend , then you are invited to attend.
and Deacon Reggie from Hospice. We are also deeply grateful to Katarina and the entire Casa Cambria family, and extremely thankful for the loving care she received from Inez, Jenny, and Peggy. A Rosary will be said for Lillian at McDermott’s Chapel on Thursday, August 22nd, at 7:00 pm. Church services will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe on Friday, August 23rd, at 10:00 am.
Delores May Mylly (Lorry)
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12/13/1927 – 7/25/2019
Lillian Grace Brodarick passed away peacefully on August 11, 2019. She was 98 years old. She was preceded in death by her parents, Michael and Harriet Christoff, her loving husband Frank, and her beloved sister, Cris Deyette. Lillian was born on October 22, 1920, in Chicago, Illinois. She and her husband, Frank Brodarick, moved their family to Santa Barbara, California, in 1946 where they purchased their home and raised their four children. She devoted her life to her multi-generational family and her church. She was politically active in the community for three decades. The Head Start Program was her pride and joy. Lillian worked tirelessly for Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish for over fifty years. At Guadalupe, Lillian was CCD Director and President of the Altar Society, and worked day and night for the annual Fiesta celebration. Lillian enjoyed an active, long and happy life. She loved to travel in their trailer with family and friends; loved nights at the casino with her husband and her girls. She could dance the Hula, the Charleston and the Cha Cha, and didn’t care who was watching! She was always the life of the party and will be missed by everyone who knew her. She is survived by her children, Kathy Swann (Chris), Karen Rudolics, Mary Koepke (Bret), and Frank Brodarick (Caroline), and her grandchildren, Tina Rudolics (Will), Mia Fraas (Kyle), Jason Rudolics (Kierston), and Sarah Koepke (Michael). She was blessed with seven great-grandchildren, three greatgreat-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. We want to express our heartfelt thanks to Elizabeth, Ararceli,
Lorry passed on to eternal life on July 25, 2019. She was the daughter of Ernest and May Vosz, born on December 13, 1927 in Milwaukee WI. She was preceded in death by her sister Lucille Jacobchick and is survived by her brother Alan Vosz (Barbara) and numerous cousins and nephews most of whom still live in Milwaukee. Growing up in Milwaukee, Lorry attended school and later was employed by Selig Executive Leasing as an account executive. She attended Resurrection Lutheran Church where she was the organist. It was at Resurrection that she met her lifelong friends Clarence and Gertie Hansen who, after her divorce and along with her cousin David Fayram of Goleta, convinced her to move to Santa Barbara. Lorry packed up a U-Haul and drove to California in 1981. She got a job at SB Research Center and began attending Christ Lutheran Church in Goleta where she again put her talents as organist and choir director to use. Lorry also got to indulge her passion for golf with the SBRC Couples League and her friends at Christ Lutheran. She retired from SBRC in 1992. After retirement Lorry became the piano player and director of the Merry Widows Kitchen Band and the Friendship Manor Chorus. She enjoyed her many friends at Christ Lutheran Church, Friendship Manor, and Buena Vista Care Center. A celebration of Lorry’s life will be held on August 24th at 10:30 am at Christ Lutheran Church, 6595 Covington Way, Goleta CA. 93117. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Scholarship Fund at Christ Lutheran Church. To leave online condolences please visit www.wrhsb.com
Larry was a fun loving man who enjoyed being with people and entertaining. There were frequent holiday parties at his house usually attended by many friends. People looked up to him and enjoyed knowing him as he exhibited integrity, dignity and sincerity. Larry Green passed away peacefully Sunday August 11th at Cottage Hospital. Larry was born in Lebanon Missouri to Alvin and Margie Green and had one sister Betty June Bradshaw. His father owned a Chrysler dealership and this instilled in Larry a lifelong love of automobiles. He especially liked Cadillacs and always liked the saying “Cadillac: the ride, the pride, and the room inside,” and owned several Cadillacs along the way. He was very mechanically oriented, had a proclivity for electronics, and always loved gears, even using one as a logo for a company he started later. He studied engineering at Missouri University in Columbia and built the Thunder Cadillac by removing six feet out of the middle of a Cadillac Hearse. He drove it to Santa Barbara to begin work at UCSB. It was quite a creation and even briefly appeared on display in a local art gallery. Larry was always friendly towards others and curious about engineering subjects. He had a “can-do” attitude that guided him towards founding the several technology companies he started. His first job in Santa Barbara was as director of IT for UCSB. He helped keep the computers in the different departments working and connected to the universitys mainframe computer. After leaving the university he worked as a digital engineer for several years, including at Associated Computer Consultants (ACC). He went on to start several technology companies involved with computer networking, helping to make local area networking widely available and also helping to define standards that allowed different vendors' products to communicate over all types of networks. He always enjoyed explaining technology to others, complete with lots of drawings on whiteboards to illustrate his points. He was admired and consulted with by several entrepreneurs in the area for his perspective on starting up a company. Larry loved sailing and for several years owned a beautiful 1926 wooden 65 foot Herreschoff schooner, the Gallant, which was in the Santa Barbara Harbor. Along with many day sails and trips to the Channel Islands, he sailed from Santa Barbara to Hawaii and back.
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After returning he subsequently sailed from Santa Barbara south through the Panama Canal to Florida and back to California. On a break from all the technology Larry lived in Big Sur for a time in the seventies, where he met Debbie Farrell, who would become his wife. They were together for 46 years, until his passing, sharing many sailing adventures and creating a daughter Rachel Rickie Lee, who is now married to Nathan Hickman and they have a daughter Elizabeth Rose. He is also survived by his sister and nieces Heidi, Rebekah and Ann, and nephew York. A memorial service and celebration of life will be at El Montecito Presbyterian Church, 1455 East Valley Road, Montecito, on August 29th at 11:00 AM.
1/27/1959 – 8/6/2019
Jack died unexpectedly in his sleep on the morning of August 6, 2019. Born in California and raised in New York City, he built a life for himself in Santa Barbara after moving here in 1979 to study painting at City College. A promising art student, Jack gave it up to learn electric bass. Playing in various bands in Isla Vista in the 80s, he was a founding member of local blues powerhouse The Pontiax. After touring the US, Canada, and Europe with the band, he picked up construction work in Santa Barbara and dug in deep. Though he never completely gave up music, his contractor's license took him into the world of estate building in Montecito, Hope Ranch, and Santa Ynez. He learned fast and worked hard at everything he tried his hand at. Jack's presence filled the room, and he knew how to live. He loved dogs and cats, giving his friends grief, cooking for family and friends, working on his pool game at Don Q, and being a diehard Raiders/Lakers/Yankees fan. But most of all he loved his wife, Eden, and his son, Jackson. "I'm a lucky man." Memorial service and reception will take place on Sunday, September 15 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Unitarian Society of Santa Barbara, 1535 Santa Barbara Street.
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I’d offer the nod-and-smile one does at the mention of an obscure celebrity. Yet I continued to hear her name each time I mentioned mine. Who was Kinsey Millhone, and why did everyone in this town seem to know her? Peering into a little free library yesterday, Sue Grafton’s E Is for Evidence peered back at me; it was time for Kinsey and me to meet. Engrossed in reading, I was as shocked as Kinsey when she receives a knock on her door. It was an ex-husband — Daniel Wade — meaning Kinsey, at one point in time, had my exact name. I’m sure many in the Santa Barbara community feel a personal connection with Kinsey and, by extension, the beloved author Sue Grafton. I am happy to be joining this fan base, but with possibly a closer link. More than sharing the same name, Kinsey and I are the same height and weight to the exact number. We live in a converted one-car garage downtown; we’re often found running our three miles along Shoreline, and we (all too often) eat peanut butter and crackers for dinner. I have yet to crack cases, solve murders, and rustle with trouble, but who knows, I only just moved here.
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about college access and affordability for Santa Barbara students. Many colleges are more than willing—eager, even—to admit promising students with challenging circumstances. So why don’t low-income students take advantage of these opportunities? In a recent article, the Independent noted that only 10 percent of last year’s Santa Barbara Unified graduates from a low socioeconomic background went on to a four-year college or university. I’ve worked with low-income college applicants for nearly a decade,
first as a private college counselor offering my services pro bono, and now as director of Mission Scholars, a nonprofit dedicated to producing more college graduates from our socioeconomically disadvantaged communities. As someone who works with students on a daily basis, I want to clarify an important point: This dismal statistic does not reflect a lack of desire. Many of the kids desperately want to go to college. But don’t take my word on this. There is clear evidence in the subtext of the Independent article itself. Look at two points made by the district: (1) The district rightly lauds the SBCC “Promise” program, which provides free community college for all local full-time students; (2) The district further points out that it enjoys a higher-than-average overall college-going rate if you include community college attendance. Translation: students want to go to college, and when money is taken out of the equation, they show up. The tragic thing is that for many students, money is far less of an obstacle than they realize. They simply
don’t know such opportunities exist. It’s a catch-22 situation: They lack the resources to navigate the complicated college admissions and financial aid system — resources that would, ironically, bring the cost of these colleges within their reach. The college admissions process is complex for every student, rich or poor, and requires years of careful planning and preparation for a successful outcome. For those who are the first in their families to attend college—whose parents never navigated the system and have no idea where to start—they simply don’t have access to the degree of guidance needed. Navigating successfully through high school requires an emphasis on grades, extracurriculars, standardized test scores, and course selection that opens the door to the immense amount of financial and merit-based aid at many heavily endowed fouryear institutions. They aren’t aware, for example, that any student admitted to Olin College of Engineering, ranked #3 in the nation among undergraduate engineering programs, automatically receives $100,000 of merit-based financial aid. That’s $100,000 they will never have to pay back, and that’s not counting the need-based assistance they will also receive. They aren’t aware that Rice University, ranked among the top 20 in the country, gives students with a family income under $65,000 full tuition, room, and board. That’s a $268,000 value. They’ve never heard of Washington University in St. Louis, where students with family incomes under $75,000 receive grants in lieu of loans. They haven’t been told that despite Dartmouth’s annual $76,000 sticker price, students with family incomes under $100,000 receive free tuition. And every conversation about college needs to include an understanding of “no-loan policies.” The list of colleges with no-loan policies now contains more than 70 schools: universities wealthy enough to enable every recipient of financial aid to graduate debt-free. The list contains dream schools for students of all income levels: schools like Amherst, Davidson, Harvard, Bowdoin, Colby, Haverford, Pomona, Stanford, and Swarthmore. Other invaluable scholarship opportunities exist, like QuestBridge, for instance, which matches its Scholars with a four-year institution—40 venerable universities partner with QuestBridge, including Claremont McKenna, Colorado College, MIT, USC, and Yale—and promises each student a full ride. It’s difficult to become a QuestBridge Scholar, and to earn admission to schools like Olin and Rice, but Santa Barbara’s students are known for reaching high. Our wealthier students are routinely expected to shoot for the stars in college admission; we should expect the same from every student in our district, including our low-income students. But first, they have to know these possibilities exist and that our higher expectations are financially feasible. In my experience, once motivated students understand what is possible, they will rise to any challenge you place before them. With two colleagues, Cassie Lancaster started the Mission Scholars nonprofit under the fiscal agency of the Santa Barbara Education Foundation and will consult at Santa Barbara high schools beginning in fall 2019. For more, see missionscholars.org.
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t’s been 50 years since the Stonewall Riots of 1969—which were ignited when police raided the gay-friendly Stonewall Inn in New York’s Greenwich Village—sparked the modern LGBT movement. While much ground has been gained in terms of legislation and equality for gays, there is more to do. In celebration of Santa Barbara Pride Week, the Independent interviewed two influential LGBT activists: Jim Obergefell, the plaintiff in the landmark 2015 Supreme Court case, Obergefell v. Hodges, that legalized same-sex marriage; and Ellen Broidy, cofounder of first Gay Pride March in 1970 and member of Gay Liberation Front. Both Obergefell and Broidy are speaking at the upcoming Pacific Pride Festival and the panel Perspectives on Pride: Stonewall to the Supreme Court & Beyond. (See page 26 for panel information, list of speakers, and where to purchase tickets.)
Smith sat down with Ellen Broidy, cofounder of the first Gay Pride March in 1970, member of the Gay Liberation Front, and former member of Lavender Menace, Daughters of Bilitis, Mattachine Society, and Radicalesbians. In the interview, Broidy reflected on how the gay rights movement has evolved since the Stonewall Riots of June 28-July 1, 1969. Broidy, who grew up and lived in New York but was not at the Stonewall Riots, is now living in Santa Barbara enjoying retirement with her wife.
What was your first introduction to a gay community or group? That’s actually a difficult question to answer because I knew I was a lesbian and felt a part of that group my entire life. … The first group that I actually encountered was called the Daughters of Bilitis. … I must’ve been 18 or 19, maybe even younger. Those women scared the living daylights out of me. They seemed imposing. I was also in a more male-oriented group called the Mattachine Society, which was also active in New York at that time in about 1967. The original language you used in your 1970 march proposal called it “an annual demonstration.” Nowa-
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days, it’s more of a pride parade. Do you feel like the roots you put down are lost, or do you think it’s a sign that there’s less oppression of the LGBT community? Yes, the roots are a bit lost. We’ve come so far, but if you would ask my 23-year-old self or any of my comrades in the Gay Liberation Front in 1969-1970, “What do you think about serving in the military? What do you think about gay marriage?” we would say “Not important. We don’t care.” We were interested in a revolution that would change gender dynamics and racial dynamics in this country. We practiced intersectionality before it became a thing. … Stonewall gave us a convenient date and it gave us something concrete to commemorate and memorialize, but the energy for it and the impetus for this march came from a ragtag group of radicals who wanted to be in the streets in their own name, in our own name. You’ve covered the differences in what you were marching for then versus now. What about the physical differences? How much were the floats and costumes a part of the original march? Not at all. In fact, there were two competing marches in New York this year, on the same Sunday. One was Heritage of Pride, which is larger—there were 150,000 marchers and floats from
Ragtag Group of Radicals: (From left) Linda Rhodes, Arlene Kushner, and Ellen Broidy donning their Lavender Menace shirts in 1970.
the police department, Wells Fargo, American Airlines, you name it. Then there was another one called Reclaim Pride. No floats, no police presence, no marching bands. It tried very hard to recapture the spirit of the original march, which literally was taking to the streets. I was very conflicted. But the Gay Liberation Front had been selected as one of the five grand marshals for the Heritage of Pride parade, so we sent some representatives to Reclaim Pride who spoke at the rally, which actually replicated the route of the original 1970 march. The rest of the GLF was at Heritage of Pride.
You’ve seen some drastic changes in the LGBT rights movement the past 50 years. What work still needs to be done, particularly in light of the current presidential administration? Now what we’re trying to do is not
lose ground. Given the makeup of the Supreme Court, the clear attacks on Roe v. Wade, I mean … [that] was “settled law,” but now it’s not. [And] we have Trump’s entire attitude toward the trans community. … So yes, we’ve made tremendous strides, but we’re on an extraordinarily slippery slope. And I was thinking too, we were frightened at the first march. We had no idea whether the people lining the streets were there to cheer us on or to do us harm. And when I think about the millions of people [involved in this year’s] Heritage of Pride March … and then think about what happened in Gilroy, I probably should’ve been more scared in 2019 than I was in 1970. … The degree of hatred and vitriol that’s out there is huge. People didn’t like us in 1969 and 1970, but they didn’t have a cheerleader in their distaste for us. For the full interview, see independent.com/broidy
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Activist Helped Make Same-Sex Marriage Legal or the most part,
Jim Obergefell’s life was a quiet one. He and his partner of more than 20 years, John Arthur, lived and worked in Cincinnati, Ohio, and had what Obergefell would describe as an “average, everyday life.” As such, he had no idea he would become a famous civil rights activist and public speaker, that his and Arthur’s fight for marriage equality would become a landmark Supreme Court case, or that his name would appear in history books for years to come. “I’m still in awe
The only reason I was a part of [Obergefell v. Hodges ] is because I was lucky enough to love John. —Jim Obergefell
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emotionally, even four years later,” Obergefell said in an interview with the Independent. “It still doesn’t seem possible that I could be a part of this.” In 2013, Arthur was dying of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. His dying wish was to be married to Obergefell and live out the rest of his days as husband and husband. At the time, gay marriage was legal in certain states, but not in their home state of Ohio. The two flew to Maryland in July 2013 and married inside a medical
airplane on a Baltimore airport tarmac because Arthur was already too weak to walk. He later passed away from the disease on October 22, 2013. “In the weeks that followed, we didn’t say a single sentence that didn’t use the word ‘husband,’ ” Obergefell said, laughing. “We would say things like: ‘Would you like another drink, husband?’ We were ecstatic; we really never thought we would be able to say ‘I do.’” It wasn’t long, though, before Obergefell was told their marriage wouldn’t be recognized by the State of Ohio and that he wouldn’t be recognized on Arthur’s death certificate as his surviving spouse. It was then that Obergefell knew he had to fight. He sought to sue his home state, and he won.
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He became the named plaintiff in the Obergefell v. Hodges Supreme Court case that changed history; justices ruled 5-4 in favor of nationwide marriage equality on June 26, 2015. Although Arthur had already passed from ALS at the time of the ruling, Obergefell said he knew in that moment that his husband was finally able to rest in peace. “The only reason I was a part of this is because I was lucky enough to love John,” Obergefell said. “Because of that love, taking this on was one of the easiest decisions I’ve ever made.” After the ruling, Obergefell’s life changed drastically. He went from being an Ohio Realtor to an activist in Washington, D.C., where he has spent the past three years continuing to fight for LGBT rights at the federal level. Just recently, he’s moved back to Ohio to continue the work at the state level. When he was in D.C., he sat on the Board of Directors for Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE). He said his work mostly involved protecting older LGBT folks from discrimination in care facilities. For example, many rural areas of the U.S. only have religiously affiliated senior care facilities, many of which exercise their “religious freedom” by not taking in LGBT elders. “Some of these places force seniors back into the closet,” Obergefell explained. “These seniors have to ask themselves, ‘Where will I be able to age gracefully?’ and depending on where they live, there isn’t anywhere.” In Ohio, Obergefell said his main goal is to get nondiscrimination policy passed. Although same-sex marriage is legal, many LGBT people who wed may still be unfairly fired from their jobs. “It’s like a gay person could get married, go on their honeymoon, and then come back to their job to be fired for who they married,” he said. “I also am fighting for our transgender siblings. We need to ban gay and transgender conversion therapy — it’s nothing but child abuse. … Although it’s banned in many cities, it isn’t at the state level, so there is no protection for LGBT kids living in n rural parts of the state.”
Perspectives on Pride: Stonewall to the Supreme Court & Beyond
Jim Obergefell and Ellen Broidy will speak alongside Fielding graduate and transgender scholar Aiden Hirshfield and 14-year-old Anaiya Boutan, the 2019 Pacific Pride Foundation Youth Advocate Leader. Independent columnist Starshine Roshell will moderate a Q+A with the multigenerational panel from 5:30 to 8 p.m. August 23 at Santa Barbara City College’s Fé Bland Forum. See tinyurl.com/PridePerspectives.
2019Pacific Pride Festival: Stand with Stonewall This all-day LGBT festival will include live music, a wine and beer garden, nonprofit booths, and other activities for a crowd of more than 4,000. Join the party from noon to 7 p.m. at Chase Palm Park, 223 East Cabrillo Boulevard. See tinyurl .com/2019PacificPrideFestival. Pacific Pride Festival After Party The party doesn’t end at 7 p.m. Keep the pride celebration going after hours at The Bobcat Room (11 W. Ortega Street) with performances from Pepper MaShay, Angel De’mon, your 2019 Queen of Pride Bobbi Something, and more. Performances go from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. Ages 21+. See tinyurl.com/2019PrideAfterParty See The Week on page 32 for more Pride listings.
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8/22: Stewart J. Zully Author Stewart J. Zully will sign copies of his new book, My Life in Yankee Stadium: 40 Years as a Vendor and Other Tales of Growing Up Somewhat Sane in the Bronx, a collection of stories and anecdotes about his life as a vendor, actor, director, writer, producer, and teacher from the 1960s to the present day. 7pm. Chaucer’s Books, 3321 State St. Free. Call 682-6787.
8/22: Playdate: Therapy Dogs of S.B. Bring the kids for activities, refreshments, and giveaways while learning how to live more fulfilling lives through the human-animal bond. 10am11am. Center Ct., 651 Paseo Nuevo. Free. Ages 0-10. Call 963-7147.
11th Annual Breeders’ Showcase The S.B. Kennel Club, celebrating its 100th anniversary, and the Simi Valley Kennel Club will have back-to-back shows featuring the National Owner Handler competition, The Foreign Bred Competition, Bullyganza, Sighthound Spectacular, and more. Visit the website for the full schedule. Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real. Free. tinyurl
September 8. Fri.-Sat.: 7:30pm; Sun.: 2pm. Center Stage Theater, 751 Paseo Nuevo. $21-$24. Call 963-0408.
8/22: MakeNight@MOXI: Wine Painting + Tasting Enjoy a glass of wine while you create a unique painting of the S.B. Mission in this unique workshop led by area artist Danielle Renée Methmann. Ticket includes materials and a light snack. 6:30-9pm. MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation, 125 State St. $77. Ages 21+. Call 770-5000. moxi.org
8/23-8/25: Big Bounce America 2019 Bring the family to participate in the world’s biggest bounce houses and inflatable obstacle courses, slides, ball pits, a 60-foot-tall maze, confetti blasts, tons of bubbles, live music, crazy dancing, and more. Visit the website to book your session (including adults-only). Noon-3pm. Elings Park, 1298 Las Positas Rd. $16-$30. Call 569-5611. thebigbounceamerica.com
8/23: Melissa Manchester Accom-
8/23-8/25: Copenhagen Michael Frayn’s Tony Award–winning play, a fictional account of an actual event during World War II, finds two physicists— Werner Heisenberg and his mentor Niels Bohr—and Bohr’s wife, Margarethe, exchanging profound ideas and heated words about the power of the atom for Germany’s forces. The show runs through
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panied by the fabulous Blue Note Swing Orchestra, the Grammy Award–winning singer/songwriter will perform classic songs from her 21st album, The Fellas, as well as hits like “Midnight Blue” and “Don’t Cry Out Loud.” 7:30pm. Marjorie Luke Theatre, 721 E. Cota St. $45-$65, VIP: $150. Call (800) 838-3006. Read more on p. 47.
8/23: Big & Rich: Peace, Love & Happy Hour Tour Modern country music duo will perform an electrifying concert with their biggest hits, including “Save a Horse, Ride a Cowboy,”“Comin’ to Your City” and “Rollin’ (The Ballad of Big & Rich).” 8pm. Chumash Casino Resort, 3400 E. Hwy. 246, Santa Ynez. $69-$99. Ages 21+. Call (800) 248-6274. chumashcasino.com
8/23: Generationals, Pure Bathing Culture Known for their mix of indie-rock, EDM, and new wave, Grant Widmer and Ted Joyner, a k a Generationals, are out with a new full-length album, Reader As Detective, which according to their Facebook page, “weds vintage pop canon and modern pop production.” Portland duo Pure Bathing Culture will open the show with their dreamy pop-rock sound. 9pm. SOhO Restaurant & Music Club, 1221 State St. $15-$18. Ages 21+. Call 962-7776. sohosb.com
SATURDAY 8/24 8/24: The Avett Brothers, Lake Street Dive Jam to American rock band The Avett Brothers and possibly hear a cut from their new album, Closer Than Together, due out on October 4. The multigenre band Lake Street Drive will open the show. 6:30pm. S.B. Bowl, 1122 N. Milpas St. $44.50-$84.50. Call 962-7411. sbbowl.com
8/24: Crazy Creative Cards and Postcards Join guest artist
Marilee Krause to make your own unique collage cards and postcards in this fun workshop for kids. 10am-noon. Art From Scrap, 302 E. Cota St. $8. Children ages 6 or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Call 884-0459. exploreecology.org
8/24: Salvo Lavis Bring the kids to meet author Salvo Lavis, who will be sharing and signing his books Once Upon a Weasel and Wild Wild Weasel. 10am-2pm. The Book Loft, 1680 Mission Dr., Solvang. Free. Call 688-6010.
8/24: HOPs & HAs Comedy Show Sip on beer and laugh at this hilarious lineup of up-and-coming and established comics seen on Comedy Central, NBC’s Last
Mermaids & Buccaneers
Dress as your favorite buccaneer or mermaid for a swashbuckling day of family fun at the harbor with face painting, storytelling, tattoo coloring books, a treasure hunt, and more. 10am-3pm. S.B. Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Wy. Free-$15. Call 456-8744.
Comic Standing, and more, featuring Mike Falzone, Julie Weidmann, Jessica Wellington, Curtis Cook, Vance Sanders, and Jackie Monahan. 7:30pm. Night Lizard Brewing Co., 607 State St. $5. Ages 21+. Call 770-2956.
Free Summer Cinema: Sunset Boulevard Follow the story of an obscure writer
(Joe Gillis) who develops a dangerous relationship with a faded film star (Gloria Swanson) to further his career in this classic, Academy Award–winning 1950 film directed by Billy Wilder. 8:30pm. Sunken Gardens, S.B. County Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa St. Free. Not rated. Call 893-3535. tinyurl.com/
8/24: El Capitan Canyon Summer Concert Series Dance under the big sky to rock n’ roll hits by the Cadillac Angels. 7-9pm. El Capitan Canyon. 11560 Calle Real. $10.
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Armchair Travel Lecture | Pico Iyer: The Places We Seldom See Lis-
ten to author and traveler Pico Iyer as he shares stories about his journey from Iran to Pyongyang and other places people only hear about in the news. Learn why travel is more urgent than ever in a world where people can get lost in their own bubbles. 2:30pm. S.B. Museum of Art, 1130 State St. $10-$15. Call 963-4364. sbma.net
Pico Iyer 8/24: Teen Anime & Manga Club Hang out with other fans, learn a little bit about both media, and enjoy activities that include reading and drawing manga, making buttons of your favorite characters, watching anime, and learning about Japanese language and culture while enjoying Japanese snacks. 1-3pm. Tech Lab, Faulkner Gallery, S.B. Central Library, 40 E. Anapamu St. Free. Call 564-5635.
ZZ Top 8/24: Salsa Night Latin Motion Productions presents this night of salsa, including an hour-long salsa lesson led by host Marco Auguilar with a live band in the stage room and a deejay in the bar/lounge area. Lesson: 9pm; show: 10pm. SOhO Restaurant & alternative/reggae band Iration return to Music Club, 1221 State St. $17-$20. Ages S.B. as headliners in their Live from Paradise 21+. Call 962-7776. sohosb.com tour. Three opening bands will transport you to your happy place. 5:30pm. S.B. Bowl, 1122 N. Milpas St. $30-$43 Call 962-7411.
8/25: Summer Carillon Recital: Wesley Arai Bring a blanket or lawn
59766 DIJO Productions Presents The powerful and provocative Tony Award winning play
chair and enjoy the blue sky and let the bells of the carillon take you away while listening to this recital by UCSB University carillonist Wesley Arai. 2pm. Storke Tower, UCSB. Free. Call 893-3230.
8/25: Iration, Pepper, Fortunate Youth, Katastro Isla Vista–born
8/25: Surfrider + Topa Topa Brewing Co. Beach Cleanup Bring your friends and family for this awesome event that features a fun challenge with the chance to win prizes. Visit the website for full details. Cleanup at East and West Beach: 9:30-11:30am. Meet at Stearns Wharf. Afterparty: noon-2pm. Topa Topa Brewing Co., 120 Santa Barbara St.
ZZ Top: 50th Anniver-
sary Tour Celebrate 50 years music with Rock & Roll Hall of Famers ZZ Top performing timeless hits like “La Grange,” “Legs,” “Sharp Dressed Man” and “Tush.” 8pm. The Arlington Theatre, 1317 State St. $39.50-$129.50. Call 963-4408. thearlingtontheatre.com
8/25: S.B. Piano Boys Concert Enjoy beautiful piano pieces, including a Mozart two-piano sonata, numerous duets, solos, and more, from two talented area brothers. 6:30-7:30pm. First United Methodist Church, 305 E. Anapamu St. Free. Call 699-5441.
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Science Talk | Robin Matoza: The Inaudible Rumble of Volcanoes Come hear Robin Matoza, UCSB associate professor of geophysics, provide an introduction to Earth’s volcanism, its consequences, and research on developing a new volcano-monitoring method. 6-7pm. Museum of Contemporary Art S.B., 653 Paseo Nuevo Terrace. Free. Call 966-5373. mcasantabarbara.org
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8/22-8/28: The Endless Summer Bar-Café Thu.: Barry McGuire. 5:308:30pm. Fri.: Benny Collison. 5:30-8:30pm. Sat.: Blues Bob. 5:30-8:30pm. Sun.: John Lyle. 2-5pm. Mon., Wed.: Dave Vignoe. 5:30-8:30pm. Tue.: Brian Kinsella. 5:30-8:30pm. 113 Harbor Wy. Free. Call 564-1200. 8/22-8/28: SOhO Restaurant & Music Club Thu.: Super Stoked. 8pm. $10. Ages 21+. Fri.: Generationals, Pure Bathing Culture. 9pm. $15-$18. Ages 21+. Sat.: Holly Bowling. 6:30pm. $18-$23. Sun.: Young Singers Recital; 5:30pm. Iration, Pepper S.B. Bowl Afterparty featuring: DJ Wizard, Cydeways; 10pm; Ages 21+. Free. Mon.: Motown Monday featuring DJ Darla Bea and Gavin Roy. 6-9pm. $5. Tue.: Bren Lanphear, The Natural Acts, Acre(s). 7pm. $10. Wed.: Paula Fuga Trio. 8:30pm. $15-$18. Ages 21+. 1221 State St. Call 962-7776. sohosb.com
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8/23: Carr Winery Barrel Rm. David Segall Band. 7-9pm. 414 N. Salsipuedes St. Free. Ages 21+. Call 965-7985. carrwinery.com 8/23-8/25: Cold Spring Tavern Fri.: Back Pocket. 6-9pm. Sat.: Sean Wiggins; 1-4pm. The Nombres; 6-9pm. Sun.: Tom Ball and Kenny Sultan; 1:15-4pm. Cadillac Angels; 4:30-7:30pm. 5995 Stagecoach Rd. Free. Call 967-0066.
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8/23-8/25: Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. (Los Olivos) Fri.: The Vineyard Byrds. Sat.: Kenny Taylor. Sun.: 3 Way Stop. 3-6pm. 2363 Alamo Pintado Ave., Los Olivos. Free. Ages 21+. Call 694-2252 x343. figmtnbrew.com 8/23-8/24: Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. (S.B.) Fri.: King Zero. Sat.: The Kicks. 7-10pm. 137 Anacapa St., Ste. F. Free. Ages 21+. Call 694-2252 x344. figmtnbrew.com
8/23-8/24: Mercury Lounge Thu.: Killer Kaya, My Dallas Teens. $8. Sat.: Goldy, special guest. $5. 9pm. 5871 Hollister Ave., Goleta. Ages 21+. Call 967-0907.
8/23-8/24: M.Special Brewing Co. Fri.: Freedom Heartsong. 7-9pm. Sat.: The New Vibe. 5-8pm. 6860 Cortona Dr., Bldg. C., Goleta. Free. Call 968-6500. mspecialbrewco.com
8/23-8/24: Uptown Lounge Fri.: Tommy Alexander Band. Sat.: RML. 9pmmidnight. Uptown Lounge, 3126 State St. Free. Ages 21+. Call 845-8800.
8/24-8/25: Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. (Buellton) Sat.: The Pods. 6-9pm. Sun.: Wall of Tom. 2-5pm. 45 Industrial Wy., Buellton. Free. Ages 21+. Call 694-2252 x110. figmtnbrew.com
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8/24: Matrix Nightclub & Lounge Muzik Junkies, DJ Sparx, Halo Suave, DJ Oscar. 9pm-1:30am. 409 State St. $15. Ages 21+. tinyurl.com/MuzikJunkies
8/24: Whiskey Richards Flub, Cyborg Octopus, Steaksauce Mustache. 9pm. 435 State St. Free. Ages 21+. Call 963-1786.
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8/25: Island Brewing Company Rick Reeves. 3-6pm. 5049 6th St., Carpinteria. Free. Call 745-8272. islandbrewingcompany.com
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8/25: The James Joyce Ulysses Jasz. 7:30-10:30pm. 513 State St. Free. Ages 21+. Call 962-2668. sbjamesjoyce.com
& Restaurant Sat.: Michael Omar Band. 9-11:30pm. Sun.: Irish Jam Session. 4:30-7pm. 18 E. Ortega St. Free. Call 568-0702. darganssb.com
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8/23: Perspectives on Pride: Stonewall to the Supreme Court & Beyond Listen to a keynote talk by Jim Obergefell — the plaintiff in the landmark 2015 Supreme Court case Obergefell v. Hodges, which legalized same-sex marriage — followed by a Q&A moderated by S.B. Independent columnist Starshine Roshell featuring Obergefell; Ellen Broidy, PhD and cofounder of the first Gay Pride March; Aiden Hirshfield, PhD, Fielding graduate and transgender scholar; and Anaiya Boutan, 2019 Pacific Pride Foundation Youth Advocate Leader. 5:30-8pm. Fé Bland Forum Business Communication Bldg., SBCC West Campus, 721 Cliff Dr. $15; VIP: $45. Read more on p. 24. tinyurl.com/
8/27: Rainbow Happy Hour 3rd Anniversary Wear your colors of the rainbow
benefit concert will feature performances by S.B.’s own Bygone Pecan, Ezra Michel, and The Marborgs. All proceeds will go toward Pacific Pride Foundation. 7pm. Breakfast Culture Club, 711 Chapala St. $5.
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4,000 LGBTQ+ and ally supporters and their families from the Central Coast and South Coast at this all-day event featuring activities, exhibitors, informative nonprofits booths, food for purchase, a wine and beer garden, and a lineup of live entertainment and music, including Top 10 Billboard– charting artist Pepper Mashay. Visit the website for the full schedule. Noon-7pm. Chase Palm Park, 223 E. Cabrillo Blvd. Free. tinyurl.com/2019PacificPrideFestival
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conflicting identities while risking friendships, heartbreak, and family in a search for sexual expression. Bring blankets and a shopping list as the store will be open during the show. Popcorn is included. 8pm. Pura Luna Apothecary, 2009 Chapala St. $5.
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tinue the celebration with performances by Vivian Storm, Angel De’mon, your 2019 Queen of Pride Bobbi Something, a special performance by Pepper MaShay, and dance beats provided by DJ Zeke and DJ Charlie Wood. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Pacific Pride Festival. Pre-sale tickets available at the Pacific Pride Festival for $15. 7pm2am. The Bobcat Room, 11 W. Ortega St. $15-$20. Ages 21+.
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cisco band Flannel play their 90s alternative rock/grunge sound before their performance at the Pacific Pride Festival the next day. 7-10pm. Wildcat Lounge, 15 W. Ortega St. $5. Ages 21+. tinyurl.com/FlannelPrePride
and give S.B. Pride one last call. DJ Darla Bea will provide the vibe and S.B. favorites Vivian Storm and Bella Donna will perform. A percentage of your bar tab, including an optional donation of $5 or more, will Founda go toward the great work of the Pacific Pride Foundation. 5-10pm. The Bobcat Room, 11 W. Ortega St. Free. Ages 21+.
8/28: Meaningful Movies: How Can Faith Communities SupSup port LGBTQ+ Journeys of Faith?
Watch meaningful films that show the journeys of LGBTQ members, followed by One Love: A Pride Unia moderated discussion with panelists Uni Week Celebration versity United Methodist Church, I.V.’s Rev. Enjoy performances by Vivian Frank Schaefer, PFLAG representative Georgia Storm, BellaDonna SantaBarVivian Storm Nobel, and Trinity Lutheran Church S.B.’s pastor bara, Miss Kitty, Maddy Mokes, and Truis Person. 6:30-8:30pm. Fellowship Hall, Trinity your 2019 Queen of Pride Bobbi Something as you enjoy Lutheran Church, 909 N. La Cumbre Rd. Donations drink specials and DJ Zeke and DJ Sparx spin all the best accepted. tinyurl.com/JourneysOfFaith dance beats. 9pm-2am. Wildcat Lounge, 15 W. Ortega St. Free. Ages 21+. tinyurl.com/OneLoveCelebration
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8/25: Prime Time Band Summer Concert This summer concert program will feature Broadway Journey, Symphonic Gershwin, the music of Duke Ellington and John Phillip Sousa, and more from a band whose members are all in the calendar year of their 50th birthday or older. 2pm. Stow House, 304 N. Los Carneros Rd. Goleta. Free.
MONDAY 8/26 8/26: Vets Connect @ the Library If you are a veteran and would like to know more about benefits and the resources you are entitled to, come chat with a Veterans Service Officer at the Library. Dependents and spouses are eligible for benefits, too. 1:30-3:30pm. Adult Education Small Meeting Rm., S.B. Central Library, 40 E. Anapamu St. Free. Call 962-7653 to make an appointment. sbplibrary.org
8/26: Motown Monday DJ Darla Bea and DJ Gavin Roy will spin the grooviest Motown sound for you dance to! 6-9pm. SOhO Restaurant & Music Club.1221 State St. $5. Call 962-7776. sohosb.com
and colleague Susan Morris will share new details they’ve uncovered about the Juana Maria, the inspiration for Scott O’Dell’s classic novel Island of the Blue Dolphins, which may tell us that perhaps she was not so alone as previously believed. Open house: 4pm; talk: 5pm. Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum, 3596 Sagunto St. Free-$5. Call 688-7889 to RSVP. santaynezmuseum.org
WEDNESDAY 8/28 8/28: Concerts at the Gazebo: Mezcal Martini Bring a picnic and your friends and family and enjoy a night of music and dancing from this Latin jazz band! 6-8pm. Goleta Valley Community Ctr., 5679 Hollister Ave., Goleta. Free.
8/28: Folksongs of the American Labor Movement Music lovers of all ages will enjoy this program by folksinger and autoharpist Adam Miller, featuring sing-along folk songs about the people who built America and their struggle to improve the conditions of their labor. 5:30-6:30pm. Community Hall, Montecito Library, 1469 E Valley Rd, Montecito. Free. Call 969-5063. sbplibrary.org
8/27: Was She or Wasn’t She? Mysteries of The Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island Revealed! John Johnson, PhD,
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Science (Fiction?) FIRE IN THE SKY: The Battle of Los Angeles actually began in northern Santa Barbara County. The UFO was spotted over Santa Maria before heading south.
or write about a UFO sighting and tries to assess the validity of their claims. One such investigator, Richard Browman, lives in Santa Barbara. Browman covers a triangular area from Thousand Oaks to Lompoc to Bakersfield, and he has handled one or more cases a month since 2014. In order to label a sighting truly “unknown,” Browman has to find some credibility factor in the person’s background, talk to a second witness, or have some corroborating evidence. He tells of one case from a man who lived near Point Mugu. The man said he had heard a telepathic message to “go outside and look.” When he did, he and his family reportedly saw five or six red orbs come down the coast and hover over the naval base. The orbs danced around and then sped off. The fellow later learned that the base had gone on alert and scrambled its jets. Other local cases include anomalous lights around two Vandenberg test missiles, military jets chasing a cruising UFO over Cuyama, speeding UFOs off Leadbetter Beach, and a Bigfoot report south of Nira Campground. While MUFON focuses on the verification of UFO sightings, other voices have become influential in the field of ufology. Investigations have shifted from focusing on the nuts and bolts of ships to studying what they are and why they arrived. Plus, more contactees are speaking out. abled 10 missile silos on his watch. He said FOs have been in the news a lot he saw it as an anti–nuclear war message. Former soldiers have come forward with fantastic stories lately, and not because of what A similar incident occurred at Van- of secret space programs and direct contact with aliens. is happening in the sky, but denberg Air Force Base in 1964, when Rumors of pyramids, ancient civilizations, and even giant because of what is happening a test missile was destroyed shortly ships under two miles of ice may soon be verified as the on Earth. It has been called a “soft after launch. Lieutenant Robert Jacobs Antarctic ice continues to melt, ufologists say. The origin of disclosure,” meaning the military is came forward in 1982 to describe a film these ships go back to the Ancient Builder Race, inhabitants leaking bits of information on UFOs he took of a space object approach the of Earth that preceded Adam and Eve, says Michael Salla in to the public rather than making a BY GWEN RIGBY missile and shoot a plasma-type beam his book Antarctica’s Hidden History. major announcement and causing a The MUFON Conference in Irvine celebrated its 50th at the dummy warhead from four different panic. angles. The warhead then fell off into the ocean. anniversary this July, and more conferences are taking place This April, the U.S. Navy acknowledged After he submitted the film to his superior officers, one as well, including one in Ventura on August 23-25. The event guidelines for how their pilots can report encounters with anomalous ships without fear of reprisal. This comes called him in and asked if he and his “boys were screwing is put on by the Dimensions of Disclosure organization after a New York Times article about numerous sightings around up there.” The officer ordered Jacobs to say nothing headed by Corey Goode, who claims he was part of a secret of Tic Tac–shaped UFOs around the USS Nimitz south of of the film or the incident. Jacobs later spoke out because he space program. Other upcoming conferences in Southern San Diego. According to a spokesman for naval operations, felt unjustly treated and that “they” were telling us “to stop California are the Portal to Ascension in Irvine in October, the Conscious Life Expo in Los Angeles in February 2020, there has been an overall “uptick of interaction with aerial messing with nuclear weapons.” Hundreds of unidentified submersible objects (USOs) and the hugely popular Contact in the Desert in Palm phenomenon” since 2014. There have been less controlled Springs in early June 2020. UFO Con in Los Angeles in responses, too. Over two million people have signed up on have reportedly emerged from the mid-June brings together media Facebook to storm Area 51 on September 20 to “see them waters between Santa Barbara and stars and UFO celebrity speakers. Santa Monica, and it is alleged that aliens.” My own introduction to UFOs Santa Barbara County is no stranger to sightings and an undersea alien base has existed began with an unexpected visit to played a part in the famous Battle of Los Angeles. Two days there for decades. Preston Dennett, Roswell, New Mexico. I decided after the Japanese shelled the Ellwood Pier near Goleta in author of the books UFOs Over to check out the UFO Congress, 1942, and just a few months after the bombing of Pearl Har- California and Undersea UFO Base, held in Phoenix, to see what it bor, a giant ship appeared over Los Angeles. According to has documented more than 50 was all about. The Experiencer UFO researcher David Marler in his book Triangular Ships, water sightings, claiming that in sessions, where people could relate it was first spotted over Santa Maria before heading south the 1970s families would head to their encounters or abductions, on an inland path. Already jittery, and thinking it was the the Point Dume beach at night to convinced me that there was truth Japanese, the U.S. military fired 1,440 anti-aircraft shells on watch the multicolored show for out there. These were normal people the mysterious ship. The Japanese denied having any planes entertainment. who had extraordinary things happen An organization formed in over the U.S. The event has never been fully explained, to them. I became less of a skeptic and 1969 to give people a platform though a referral to weather balloons was made. CONFIRMATION: Naval more of a believer with every conferMultiple UFO sightings have been reported since the for reporting UFO or USO sightpilots have made multiple reports of UFOs ence I attended. atomic bomb was developed in the 1940s. Yet there have ings. The Mutual UFO Network, around the USS Nimitz south of San Diego. People can learn of all the UFO been no reports of actual attacks or threats to wipe out our or MUFON, tallies reports from activity on our planet by going to a civilization. However, according to many who have studied across the globe. The monthly UFOs, extraterrestrials have worked to stop us from self- total for July 2019 shows 563 reports of UFOs in the United conference or reading one of the many books on the subject. annihilation. They point to three alleged incidents of UFOs States; California had the most with 68 sightings. When They can join the disclosure movement and be part of the shutting down our nuclear missile bases. In 1967, Lieuten- entering “Santa Barbara” in its database, 29 cases between future. As researcher Brooks Agnew said at the last Contact in the Desert, “All aliens come here because we are the greatant Robert Salas, a commanding officer at Malmstrom Air November 2000 and December 2018 appear. n MUFON trains investigators to interview those who call est show in the universe.” Force Base in Montana, reported that a hovering UFO dis-
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AUGUST 22, 2019
TINY LIBRARIES COMING TO STATE STREET Free books for everyone! August - October 2019 Borrow a book • Leave a book • Keep a book • Read a book Visit local artist Douglas Lochner’s bright punctuation mark sculptures in Downtown Santa Barbara between Victoria Street and Canon Perdido Street. The sculptures double as community lending libraries. Enjoy pop-up programming by the Santa Barbara Public Library, local artists and cultural organizations.
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PROUD PARENTS: Julia Mayer and Todd Stewart never expected that their coffee shop concept would evolve a decade later into three locations and a roasting company.
The French Press Is Now It’s been 10 years since The French Press opened near the corner of State and Figueroa streets, changing the Santa Barbara coffee scene forever. I initially asked owners Julia Mayer and Todd Stewart to answer a few questions for a short story about the anniversary and the official name change to Dune Coffee Roasters. But Mayer’s reply was so thoughtful that I felt it worked better as a standalone story. —Matt Kettmann
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around 10 years in business. We just experienced our 10th Fiesta on State Street, and our 10th Summer Solstice. There is something really wild about being sewn into the fabric of Santa Barbara’s downtown. When we opened, it was just the two of us for three months. Fast-forward 10 years, we have 50 employees, two locations, and so many operations happening under our roof — it is beyond any future we could have imagined. For the first six months, in the depth of the 2009 financial crisis, business was rough. We were asking people to interact with coffee in a way that no one in our town had ever done. Coffee was largely a fast-food product, and asking people to sit down and stay, to drink a coffee in a ceramic vessel, wasn’t embraced immediately. Todd used to stand outside on State Street and hand out free samples. Slowly and surely, people gave us a chance, and a community formed within our shop. We have watched strangers meet and end up getting married; we saw businesses in the planning stage turn into actual businesses. A bunch of you had kids that hung out with you at 6 a.m. — now they’re off to high school. This community gives us more than we can quantify. I feel the small town of Santa Barbara in it. We now have young kids, and I see adults who care about them:
LOWDOWN ON DUNE Dune Coffee Roasters is the intersection of Todd’s rigorous commitment to coffee quality, his dedication to tell the true story of the coffees we purchase, our employees’ commitment to getting it right and making the coffee their story, and my love of the customer-service experience and all the human beings that participate in this place. Coffee gave us our lives, and we owe it to coffee to do it right. We value the human interaction that happens when a person comes into our shops to have a coffee: It is not transactional! We hope that every time someone comes in, they leave feeling way better. That’s the magic of coffee. And it is delicious. We have a really huge, wholesale program that grew completely organically. We sell Dune Coffee to Ireland, Canada, New York, Colorado, and up and down the coast of California. It’s amazing and humbling that something we make is received in this way. You can enjoy our coffee at The Lucky Llama in Carpinteria, at all the Cajun Kitchens, and at Backyard Bowls in town. We roast all of our coffee in downtown Santa Barbara on the corner of Anacapa and Cota — roasted where people vacation! We do have plans to expand, but they are uncertain yet. We are looking for a bigger roastery space even though it pains me to imagine that.
Popular Santa Barbara Coffee Shop Evolves Branding for 10th Anniversary BY JULIA MAYER
customers, employees, vendors. It is a really good feeling, one that I grew up with here in Santa Barbara. I can remember trying to get in (low key) trouble during Fiesta when I was a teenager — my junior lifeguard instructor (Todd Capps!) set me straight. This is the Santa Barbara that I want to contribute to, the one where we take care of each other and look out for each other. I just hope that our community feels taken care of by us. The way we approach coffee is to open doors for new consumers to trade in their old ways. We have a mission: Specialty coffee is for everyone and should be approachable and fun. The term “specialty coffee” technically refers to the quality of the coffee itself, but to customers, it signifies the shop’s ceramic, latte art, interior design, and more. If more folks who buy commodity-priced coffee switch to specialty coffee, that is a win for our entire supply chain.
Currently, the commodity price of coffee is hovering around $1 a pound, but the cost of production for farmers is around $1.29 — yes, they lose money while multinational corporations reap huge profits. We buy directly from farmers through excellent importers, which guarantees a higher price. Our prices average around $4.50 per pound but go up to $8. If we want coffee to be sustainable, we must compensate farmers fairly. Today, there are more specialty coffee shops in Santa Barbara, which is a good thing for the long-term success of coffee. I like that there seems to be a place for anyone. We try really hard to be excellent employers. As of this year, we have a comprehensive benefits package including vacation pay and health insurance — which we have offered since we hired our first employees! — and we are working toward employee equity/profit sharing. I just want to try to make Santa Barbara a place that the young folks can stay and have jobs that give them fair pay.
We made a very hard decision to change our name officially this year, after trying to operate under both names for a few years. The French Press was not an option as a name for our roasting operation (we started roasting in 2012) as we couldn’t trademark it or sell wholesale. So Dune is how we have branded our coffee. We have always been really involved with the coffee community beyond Santa Barbara. We have competed and placed in national competitions since 2009, and the world knows us as Dune. We recognized that under one name, we can really realize our vision for our company. The French Press gave us everything. We had nothing in 2009, and we have this unbelievable place now. It deserves a future that is unbelievable! I also still call the Douglas Family Preserve the Wilcox and know that some places can never be renamed. So if that continues to be our name for some folks, then that’s okay with us. So long as everyone knows that we are the same. Just Todd and I (and American Riviera Bank — thanks, everyone!) are still the only owners, and we are just trying to get better.
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We have a really amazing crew of people, many who have been with us forever, so our growth really comes from: How can it present opportunities for these people? Two of our folks are in Ecuador with a coffee producer, and they are working on new coffee-processing methods. These same employees have also been working with the materials department at UCSB to learn more about what is soluble in our coffee. It is my responsibility as their boss to make sure they have every opportunity to keep doing this! To celebrate our anniversary, we have an awesome 10th Anniversary Blend available in our shops and online.
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Knowing you’d get here someday, what advice might you give to yourself in the band’s early days? That’s a tough one. I’d say to be patient. I would probably say to spend more time on the early records, and really think about the sound you’re going with in the early days. We’ve changed so much, and a lot of the early stuff was—I felt we were just inexperienced and just trying to figure stuff out. It was a lot of trial and error, and not a lot of actual understanding of what we were doing. … These last few years we’ve really come into our own as songwriters, I feel. We are really understanding our process and what our sound is as a group; we’re really starting to hit our stride. Tell me a bit about inspiration behind the new song “Chill Out.” … You said in a statement that it’s about self-acceptance, but it also seems to be about calling out someone’s aggression. It’s a little bit of both. The song is kind of a reaction to the gaslighting internet troll culture that we have. They’re just kind of online trying to incite reactions, and for no reason; they are
LEAD SINGER MICAH PUESCHEL TALKS GROWTH, NEW SONG
Do you feel, as the band’s grown, and your audiences have grown, responsibility to your audiences and/ or to address bigger themes? I think that’s it a bit of both. I think as we grow and become older, writing about parties is not relevant to our lives. We’ve always said we don’t want to write about what’s fake. We write about topics that are relevant to us as adults, as people who operate in this world we currently live in. The political climate is a big thing, a big inspiration for me, personally. As a songwriter, it’s something that I’ve really been focusing on, and it has really been giving me a lot of inspiration as far as making songs and a message in general.
How do you feel about the changes you’ve seen Isla Vista go through versus when the band first formed? We live in Santa Barbara, and we do occasionally end up getting through Isla Vista. I definitely noticed it’s a lot nicer than it used to be, and a lot cleaner, and presented a lot more nicely than it used to be, which is cool. Yeah, Isla Vista is always going to have a special place in our heart. It’s a place that I remember the feeling when I first visited
How has the tour been so far? It’s been awesome, really great. Our biggest tour by far production-wise and as far as the crowds go. We’ve had great reactions to the show we’re putting on. Pretty much everywhere it’s been great, we really have a good time, and the bands are friends.
The tiny library movement — the delightful practice of folks planting wee wooden boxes in front yards and filling them with books to borrow — has already conquered Santa Barbara neighborhoods, and now it has infiltrated State Street. Through mid-October, State Street amblers can peruse a potpourri of titles for the taking from six downtown repositories, which are in the form of punctuation marks created by area artist Douglas Lochner (pictured). Initiated by the County Office of Arts & Culture, the project was “inspired by Santa Barbara’s literary roots and community, such as the City’s Central Library Centennial and Poet Laureate program, as well as our residents’ deep love for their little libraries all over town,” said Sarah York Rubin, SBAC executive director. The Public Library has not only stocked each of the tiny libraries with tomes — which people are free to keep or borrow; book donations are also accepted — but they will also be offering pop-up programs on State Street that include book recommendations, poetry readings, and story time. “This project has been elevated by the active participation and enthusiasm of the Santa Barbara Public Library,” said York Rubin. Education is also a part of the tiny libraries project: Lochner’s sculptures add an eye-pleasing element of public art to the equation; the S.B. Education Foundation will be promoting youth literacy; artist Simon Kiefer will hold interactive typewriter events; and Print Power Collective will give print demonstrations. “[It’s an] exciting opportunity to energize downtown, engage residents, promote literacy, celebrate local literary heritage, and advance public art,” said York Rubin. — Michelle Drown NER
How does it feel to be headlining at the Bowl? We’re really excited. It’s kind of been a goal of ours for our entire career.
these wannabe tough guys that hide behind keyboards. Especially in the political world that we’re in, it’s especially relevant—having the president who tweets and incites violence and stuff that’s negative; I think that’s a very relevant kind of message. And I think, in the more simple way, it’s obviously a song about being true to yourself and being honest with yourself. I think that’s kind of the underlying message, and it applies to the world around us as well.
ration will headline a show at the Santa Barbara Bowl on Sunday, August 25, with Pepper, Fortunate Youth, and Katastro. It’s the culminating of an upward climb for the Santa Barbara– and Isla Vista–based sunshine reggae band that has evolved both its sound and message over the course of its many-year career. I spoke with lead singer and guitarist Micah Pueschel about their growth as a band and as people, the changes of Isla Vista, internet troll culture, and more.
Is there something that unites the crowds across regions? It’s something I ask myself a lot. It’s an interesting question. Our friends are so diverse, of such different ages and races, I think it’s almost like we’re united in being different. Anything you want to say to your fans in S.B. before the show? We’re really excited to play for our hometown crowd. We’re really just looking forward to being at home and really bringing what we’ve been doing on the road for the last 10 years or so to the people of Santa Barbara and being able to show them what we do. — Richie DeMaria
Iration plays with Pepper, Fortunate Youth, and Katastro on Sunday, August 25, 5:30 p.m., at the Santa Barbara Bowl (1122 N. Milpas St.). Call 962-7411 or see sbbowl.com.
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What’s exciting musically to you guys these days? I’ve been finding a lot of inspiration in soul and funk music, and I think that’s kind of the direction our new music is heading. You can tell on “Chill Out,” it’s a little bit more funky and soulful and jazzy. I’ve been inspired by acts like Tom Misch and Leon Bridges, who are mish-mashing hip-hop and funk with guitars. And ’70s music: Steely Dan. I think the next step of what we’re doing is going to be a lot more of a soul kind of vibe to it, which I’m looking forward to.
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HOMECOMING: Isla Vista–born band Iration headlines the Bowl August 25. Pictured from left: Joseph Dickens (drums), Micah Pueschel (guitar/lead vocals), Micah Brown (guitar/vocals), Cayson Peterson (keyboards), and Adam Taylor (bass).
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o matter how many birthday parties you have collaborated with curator Silvia Perea on a show called attended, you have never seen a The Muse Project. Heebner and Shelpiñata like any of those included ton were invited to display their own CREATIONS BY in Roberto Benavidez’s vibrant and work alongside objects and images provocative summer show at the selected from the AD&A’s permanent UCSB Art, Design & Architecture collections. The twist is that Heebner, (AD&A) Museum. Hailing from who is primarily a fine artist, was Texas, where he handcrafts these subencouraged to search for her “muses” in the collection of architectural drawtly subversive works of art, Benavidez brings a light touch and a mischievous AND ings, while Shelton, who is best known sense of humor to the clash of high as an architect, was sent to find what by Charles Donelan and popular culture. He began the he could relate to in the art collection. series on view at the AD&A in 2013, The result blends the warmth of familinspired by the 15th-century painter Hieronymus iarity with the joy of discovery, activating the museum’s Bosch, and in particular by the fantastic figures in his collection and reinvigorating our appreciation of two masterpiece “The Garden of Earthly Delights.” Using of the city’s most representative artists. delicate materials in a traditional, balloon-based Jeff Shelton thinks of the buildings he designs as piñata-making process, Benavidez replicates specific vessels for life, so it makes sense that one of the objects aspects of the painting, including not only animals he has chosen from the museum’s collection is a vase and fruits but also some of the more bizarre, human- by Ojai ceramicist and avant-garde trickster Beatrice Wood. On a large table at the center of the room there’s a wealth of materials that offer a glimpse into Shelton’s creative process and the social world in which he orbits. In addition to prints and drawings that display the distinctive style that makes Shelton’s tile work so expressive, there are other paper artifacts from his practice, including both the small notebooks he uses to track the weekly attendance at his James Joyce/ farmers’ market day confabs, and the folded paper signs he uses to enhance the conversation in client meetings. Whether he’s designing a font or a chair, Shelton never loses his sense of humor or his sense of personal style, which allies him with an unexpectedly wide range of artists, from CRACKED: One Benavidez piñata was bashed open at the opening. Claes Oldenburg to Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. adjacent creatures of Bosch’s extravagant imagination. Mary Heebner’s intense study of archaeology and A large reproduction of the painting, complete with ancient art informs every aspect of her work, which magnifying glass, allows visitors to play detective in an involves not only drawing and painting, but also art historical identification game of finding the piñatas papermaking, collage, and poetry. Pairing her work in the picture. At the opening, a specially designated in series such as “Veiled/Unveiled” with drawings by piece was smashed, releasing its esoteric contents in the the landscape architect Lockwood de Forest brings familiar piñata cascade. Beneath the festive surface of out the degree to which Heebner’s work is about the this delightful show, there’s a fiercely satirical sensibility excavation of existing beauty and the refashioning of at work, sending up both the art scene and consumer the deepest patterns of culture. To see her monumental collages alongside de Forest’s blueprint for the garden culture’s magpie approach to Mexican life. There’s another summer treat in store in the gallery at Val Verde in Montecito is to step into a dream of next to the piñatas, where two distinguished Santa Santa Barbara’s unique place in the evolving map of Barbara artists, Mary Heebner and Jeff Shelton, have thoughtful dwelling.
ROBERTO BENAVIDEZ, MARY HEEBNER, JEFF SHELTON
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t takes a special kind of confidence to Note Swing Orchestra, the big band that will rewrite the best-known standard in the back her on Friday night, consists of students, American Songbook, but Melissa Man- alumni, and professors from the school. chester has it, and she has earned it. In her They have been playing and recording with 2018 composition “A Better Rainbow,” she Manchester for several years now, and they revisits a song she has sung for years, and provide the musical accompaniment for The that she recorded on her 1989 album, Tribute. Fellas, Manchester’s 2017 album honoring Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg’s “Over the the great male singers of her youth, includRainbow” expresses heartfelt yearning in ing Dean Martin, Tony Bennett, and Frank a way that’s unforgettable, and in her song Sinatra. There’s even a duet on the album sequel, “A Better Rainbow,” Manchester with one of Manchester’s oldest friends and revives the feeling by paying tribute to “that earliest supporters, Barry Manilow. girl who went to Oz / because she didn’t like When I spoke with Manchester by phone the world the way it was.” It’s a great rhyme, a few weeks ago, she expressed gratitude for and it gives a preview of what the singer will the depth and longevity of her career, which stretches back to the 1970s be up to when she appears at the Marjorie Luke Theatre on and includes numerous honFriday, August 23—deliverors, including a Grammy ing romantic, positive songs, Award in 1982. She told me and showing her love for that it was her students at beautiful ballads and the artthe Thornton School who taught her to cherish the ists who sing them. The concert, which benefits opportunity to become an the Luke Theatre Sustainindependent artist, financability Fund, is a precursor ing and releasing her music by Charles Donelan to a series of lectures comherself, rather than relying ing to that venue this fall on a major record label. “I called Mind, Body, and Soul. no longer need to look over Manchester has long been a favorite of Luke my shoulder,” Manchester said, referring to the leader Rod Lathim, so this event and its tim- micromanagement she received from A and R ing come as a welcome sign that Lathim is people early in her career. “It was competitive,” back at the helm of the historic venue that he she said of the go-go atmosphere of the music helped to restore. industry in the 1980s, “but there was a lot that Manchester arrives here on the heels of was great about it.” a starry engagement at Michael Feinstein’s A native of New York City—her father was Manhattan cabaret 54 Below, where she and a musician in the Metropolitan Opera orchesFeinstein will be doing a show together called tra—Manchester describes her upbringing as I Happen to Like New York. This prestigious the product of “a festive version of a normal billing indicates the exalted positions that family.” Her early performing experiences Manchester occupies among those artists were in the clubs of Greenwich Village, where considered to be ambassadors for the Great she witnessed what amounted to a musical revolution. Today she’s more interested in American Songbook. In addition to having recorded the defini- celebrating the traditional values of the welltive versions of such standards as “Don’t Cry crafted song, and in spreading an optimistic Out Loud” and “Midnight Blue,” Manchester point of view. “My sense is that these times continues to influence younger generations are unlike any others I have known,” she told of musicians through her work as a teacher me, “and in a song like ‘A Better Rainbow,’ at the USC Thornton School of Music and as I’m trying to remind people of their essential artist in residence at Citrus College. The Blue goodness.”
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SPECIAL SCREENINGS Easy Rider (95 mins., R) The late, great Peter Fonda wrote, produced, and starred in this 1969 groundbreaking film about two bikers — Wyatt (Fonda) and Billy (Dennis Hopper) — who smuggle Mexican cocaine to L.A. and then head across the country to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras with the cash they made from the drug sale. Riviera (Fri., Aug. 23, 9 p.m., Sat., Aug. 24, 9 p.m.)
Sunset Boulevard (110 mins., NR) Gloria Swanson and William Holden star in Cecil B. DeMille’s 1950 classic about an aging silent-film star, Norma Desmond, determined to make a comeback and a struggling young screenwriter, Joe Gillis, who gets drawn into the diva’s fantasy. Courthouse Sunken Gardens (Fri., Aug. 23, 8:30 p.m.)
➤ O Honeyland (87 mins., NR) Layers of intrigue draw us into the slow-moving but rewarding Honeyland, starting with a cursory description: It’s an engagingly dramatic film about Macedonian beekeepers, anchored by the spirited, snaggle-toothed charmer Hatidze Muratova. In an outpost of a rugged, barren homeland, where her only family connection is an ailing mother, she tends her time-honored and bee-sensitive work with hives, selling her prized wares in the capital of Skopje. But big trouble ensues in the form of a nomadic Turkish family settling on the neighboring property. From a cinematic perspective, perhaps the most compelling aspect is that the film — which plays like a naturalistic feature with gifted non-actors — is, in fact, a documentary, painstakingly crafted by filmmakers Tamara Kotevska and Ljubomir Stefanov. They embedded themselves with the subjects for three years and have come away with a fascinating human-interest story and environmental cautionary tale. (JW) Riviera
After the Wedding (110 mins., PG-13) Michelle Williams, Julianne Moore, and Billy Crudup star in this film about Isabel (Williams), cofounder of an orphanage in India, who travels to New York to meet a potential benefactor, Theresa Young (Moore). While there, unexpected reunions and events have Isabel questioning her life choices.
The Peanut Butter Falcon (93 mins., PG-13) Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson, John Hawkes, and newcomer Zack Gottsagen star in this dramedy about a man with Down syndrome (Gottsagen) who runs away from a care home to try to become a professional wrestler.
Angel Has Fallen (121 mins., R) Gerard Butler reprises his role as U.S. secret service agent Mike Banning in this third installment of the series. This time, Banning is being pursued by the SS and the FBI after being framed for the assassination attempt of President Trumbull (Morgan Freeman). Danny Huston, Tim Blake Nelson, and Jada Pinkett Smith also star. Camino Real/
Ready or Not (95 mins., R) Samara Weaving stars in this blackcomedy thriller as Grace, a new bride who participates in her husband’s tradition of playing hide-and-seek, only to discover that their version is not the childhood game but rather that the family is literally hunting her. Adam Brody, Mark O’Brien, and Andie MacDowell also star. Camino Real/Fiesta 5
NOW SHOWING 47 Meters Down: Uncaged (89 mins., PG-13) In this sequel to 2017’s 47 Meters Down, once again a demon shark terrorizes a gaggle of young women, this time in a ruined underwater city where they become trapped — and hunted — in a maze of caves. Camino Real/Metro 4 The Angry Birds Movie 2 (96 mins., PG) The Angry Birds crew is back in this sequel to the 2016 original. This time the gang must fend off the Bad Piggies, who seek revenge for their devastated homeland. But when a new threat arrives — a purple bird named Zeta — Piggies and Angry Birds band together against Zeta. Fairview/Fiesta 5 The Art of Racing in the Rain (109 mins., PG) Based on Garth Stein’s bestselling novel, in this film, golden retriever Enzo (voiced by Kevin Costner) ponders his relationship with his human pals, Denny (Milo Ventimiglia) and Eve (Amanda Seyfried), and what it means to be there for them in times of need.
O Biggest Little Farm (91 mins., PG) 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
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The Peanut Butter Falcon 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)
Blinded by the Light (117 mins., PG-13) This British dramedy stars Viveik Kalra as Javed, a teen living in 1987’s workingclass Luton, England, who finds solace — and his voice — thanks to Bruce Springsteen’s music. Paseo Nuevo
➤ O David Crosby: Remember My Name (95 mins., NR) Remember My Name, taken from the title of famous/infamous Santa Barbaran rock star David Crosby’s masterpiece album, If I Could Only Remember My Name, finds the hirsute vet in a strangely candid, openly self-reflective mood, partly thanks to the fluffresistant interrogations of interviewer Cameron Crowe. Santa Barbarans tend to be overly familiar with the Crosby saga-in-progress, but a weird charm is embodied in this refreshingly honest, one-stop historical overview of Crosby’s large-living life story — from the Byrds to Crosby, Stills and Nash and assorted entities, alienation from long-suffering friends like Graham Nash, a Texan drug-related jail stint, and creative rejuvenation of recent years. (JW) Riviera Dora and the Lost City of Gold (102 mins., PG) Isabela Moner stars as the titular Dora in this live-action cinematic version of the popular Nickelodeon animated television series. As Dora begins high school, her parents are kidnapped, and the intrepid explorer and her friends must venture into the deep jungles surrounding a lost Inca civilization to rescue them. Camino Real/Fiesta 5 The Farewell (98 mins., PG) Awkwafina (Ocean’s Eight, Crazy Rich Asians) and Tzi Ma (Man in the High Castle) star in this dramedy about a family who gathers together one last time before grandma Nai Nai’s passing.
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (134 mins., PG-13) In this spin off of the Fast & Furious franchise, Diplomatic Security Service agent Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) and former British Special Forcesturned-mercenary Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) pair up to help Shaw’s sister, Hattie (Vanessa Kirby), an MI6 agent tasked with bringing down rogue MI6 agent Brixton Lore (Idris Elba).
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➤ O Good Boys (89 mins., R) Coproduced by comedy kings Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, Good Boys follows three tweens who prepare to attend their first “kissing party.” The film makes use of its high levels of absurdity to create an abundance of hilarious moments. With good pacing and great character development, Good Boys keeps audiences invested in the trio’s shenanigans and laughing at their silly debaucheries. Unlike it’s illustrious predecessor Superbad, Good Boys does not offer quotable lines that will make their way around the school yard. Rather, parents will simply hope that their kids don’t turn out like these proclaimed “good boys.” Despite its thin plot, the film succeeds nonetheless in its ability to entertain. (AM) Camino Real/Metro 4 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.
O Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood (161 mins., R) Love letters typically come in the form of words on paper; from Quentin Tarantino, they come as passion-filled cinematic pieces. His latest, Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood, is a nostalgiainducing ode to Los Angeles and classic film. For his ninth offering, the director/screenwriter teases a fairytale from the very real 1969 tragedy — the brutal murder of Sharon Tate and her friends by the Manson Family. Eschewing his trademark merciless brutality from opening to end credits, Tarantino instead sprinkles scenes throughout that bristle with the threat of violence, keeping the emotional tension simmering
close to the surface. Margot Robbie as Sharon Tate brilliantly evokes the wideeyed wonder of a young ingenue. Leonardo DiCaprio delivers a sympathetic performance of aging TV actor Rick Dalton, who requires the constant moral support of his stuntman Cliff Booth, brought to electrifying life by Brad Pitt. Although the storyline develops leisurely, Tarantino nonetheless delivers an engaging snapshot of a moment in time with a thrillingly ruthless finale in this valentine to Hollywood. (AM)
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➤ O Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (111 mins., PG-13) Many remember being a kid, skimming through their elementary school’s library and picking up one of the Scary Stories to Tell In the Dark books, only to freeze in fear from the chilling illustrations and horrific tales. Although the film adaptation, based on Alvin Schwartz’s 1984 book of horror short stories of the same name, does not retain the tome’s fright power, its storyline does stay true to the source and delivers vivid depictions of the monsters that terrorized us as children. The plot follows a group of teenagers who’ve found a book filled with terrifying stories that are brought to life as they read them. Though lackluster dialogue and cliché moments pervade, the film is charged with wonderful imagery that creates more of a Goosebumps-esque universe rather than the intensity of something like A Nightmare on Elm Street. Overall, the film’s fun and frightful tales are suited perfectly for younger generations in search of a scare. (AM)
➤ O Where’d You Go, Bernadette (130 mins., PG-13) Despite the ever-present fog, it’s summertime out there. And Richard Linklater’s latest film, Where’d You Go, Bernadette, could be called the cinematic equivalent of summer reading: amusing, breezy, loopy. But as the director’s light touch moves across Bernadette’s life, agoraphobic, we are told, and largely within her enormous and eccentric house, we see — are those pencils for that door trim? — that she’s been driven mad by 20 years in Seattle. That, of course, is one of the many wry jests in Bernadette, which is based on Maria Semple’s 2012 novel of the same name. Our hero, played by Cate Blanchett, is an architect with a dark Los Angeles past whose story is metered out slowly while the film has elaborate fun with Bernadette’s passions, all credit to the production-design crew. Any more would spoil the delicate balance the film achieves with mercurial plot points such as blackberry canes and the FBI. Suffice it to say, it’s worth the watch. (JY)
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Santa Barbara Triathlon, College Soccer, Pan-American Games, and More This Month
CROSSTOWN CLASH: (above left) Westmont defender Tim Heiduk goes high above goalkeeper Lalo Delgado (in green) and UCSB’s Rodney Michael (10) to head the ball away. (above right) Faouzi Taieb’s flying header over Westmont defender Joshua Phillips (28) was the only score in UCSB’s 1-0 victory Saturday night.
ummer is almost over and it’s time to go to school, which means classrooms for the kids to learn how to be productive citizens, and NFL websites and blogs for the rest of us to plan a productive Fantasy Football draft. Meanwhile, the month of August has had a little bit of everything.
this year is Marcie’s Fund, fostering four causes in honor of Marcie Kjoller, an ardent athlete and teacher who died this year: The Alpha Resource Center, UCSB women’s swimming, Heal the Ocean, and the Santa Barbara Scholarship Foundation. Volunteers are essential to make the triathlon go, and it’s not too late to sign up at the website, santabarbaratriathlon.com.
IT’S BACK: Billed as the oldest annual triathlon on the U.S. main-
COLLEGE SOCCER: Unable to play because of a knee injury, UCSB junior Carson Vom Steeg is providing commentary on the stream-
land, the Santa Barbara Triathlon was a no-show last year because of lasting damage to the bicycle course from post-Thomas Fire debris flows. The roads and bridges are fixed now, and the 38th S.B. Tri will take place this weekend, August 24-25, the long course Saturday and sprint course Sunday, both starting at 7 a.m. with ocean swims at East Beach. “It’s stressful for me,” said Joe Coito, directing the event for the 24th time. “I’ll be able to relax once I see the parent-child wave finish Sunday.” Construction at the Cabrillo Bathhouse will move the finish area to the west end of the parking lot. Although the races attract hundreds of visitors, Coito said Santa Barbara’s athletic community is the key to the success of the triathlon, accounting for more than half the 1,200 entries. It has raised more than $500,000 for area charities. The beneficiary
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8/23: High School Football: Rio Mesa at Dos Pueblos After sharing the San Marcos field last fall, the Dos Pueblos Chargers kick off the 2019 season on the brand-new FieldTurf at Scott O’Leary Stadium. They will be home for the next three Friday nights. The Chargers finished 6-5 last season and captured a berth in the CIF-SS Division 7 playoffs but lost to eventual state champion Lawndale, 35-0, in the opening round. The Chargers return key contributors from last season, including WR/S Conner Lee, RB Udy Loza, WR Baylor Huyck, and OT Roberto Vargas. Rio Mesa features all-purpose offensive weapon C.J. Lewis. The two teams defeated common opponents Ventura and Buena by similar margins last season. 7pm. Scott O’Leary Field, 7266 Alameda Ave. $5-$9. Call 968-2541.
ing video of Gaucho soccer matches. In his debut last Saturday night, he did not show favoritism toward the Gauchos—coached by his father, Tim Vom Steeg —during their 1-0 exhibition victory over Westmont College. Although UCSB’s goal was a beautifully executed header by Faouzi Taieb off a 22-yard free kick by fellow Frenchman Thibault Candia, Vom Steeg pointed out that the Gauchos “were fortunate to get the foul call” that set up the play. When another foul on an apparent UCSB turnover stopped a Westmont break-away, Warrior coach Dave Wolf received a yellow card for protesting, and Vom Steeg said, “He has a point … that was one of those calls, if it was not at Harder Stadium, it doesn’t go this way.” Action will continue at the stadium tonight (Thursday, Aug. 22) when the Gaucho women, who blanked Westmont 2-0 in Saturday’s earlier game, take on Minnesota. The women will host San Jose State at noon Sunday, and on Friday, Aug. 30, there will be another double-header with the women taking on Cal and the men hosting UNLV. Westmont’s men went to UCLA to play an exhibition with special meaning to Wolf. Ryan Jorden, the new coach of the Bruins, played for Wolf at Westmont and was his assistant coach a decade ago. Jorden was hired to replace Jorge Salcedo, who resigned as UCLA coach after being charged with taking $200,000 in bribes in the college admissions scandal. PAN-AMERICAN GAMES: Santa Barbara’s Paige Hauschild, among
the water polo players injured in a balcony collapse at Gwangju, South Korea, was able to return to action at the Pan-American Games in Lima, Peru, and she scored a goal in the final, a 24-4 victory over Canada, the 59th straight win by the U.S. national team. Also helping the team pile up 142 goals in six matches were Goleta’s Jamie and Kiley Neushul.
Lindon Victor, an athlete from Grenada who trains with the Santa Barbara Track Club at Westmont College, took the silver medal in the decathlon, scoring 8,240 points. Olympic bronze medalist Damian Warner of Canada won with 8,513 points. Victor, ranked No. 3 in the world, will compete in the IAAF World Championships at Qatar on October 2-3. Surfing made its debut in the Pan-American Games, and Santa Barbara’s Cole Robbins was chosen as the U.S. entry in the longboard division. Robbins, 28, came through with a bronze medal. Peruvians dominated the waves, and they will send the men’s and women’s shortboard winners to the first Olympic surfing contest next year. ON TO TOKYO: Karch Kiraly can thank the Japanese for introduc-
ing volleyball to the Olympic Games in 1964. The Santa Barbara–bred spiker won three gold medals indoors and on the beach. Next summer, the Olympics return to Tokyo, and Kiraly will be coaching the U.S. women’s team in a quest for their first gold medal. They earned their ticket by defeating Bulgaria and Argentina in a qualification tournament at Bossier City, Louisiana, earlier this month. Kiraly led the Americans to a bronze medal at Rio in 2016, but he said their third-place victory over the Netherlands “felt like a gold.” They had to rebound from a heartbreaking loss to Serbia in the semifinals. “That was one of the toughest things any of us ever endured,” Kiraly said. “It was not the loss of a loved one, but man, did it hurt. It was a soul-crusher. We had to pull ourselves off the floor.” FORESTERS LOSE: The Santa Barbara Foresters went down
abruptly in the knockout phase of the National Baseball Congress World Series. They lost to the Seattle Studs, who went on to win the title. The Foresters’ 36-11 summer record brought Bill Pintard’s 25-year log as coach/manager to 1,002-317 (.760). How does that compare to a major-league managerial record? Considering that their seasons average roughly a third of the 154-162 games in the big leagues, multiply Pintard’s wins by three, and he’s over 3,000, which would be second only to Connie Mack (3,731) in baseball history. John McGraw (2,763) is next. Bruce Bochy, who will retire after 25 years at the end of this season, has the most wins (1,989 as n of this writing) of any active manager.
AUGUST 22, 2019
FREE WILL ASTROLOGY by Rob Breszny
WEEK OF AUG. 22
(Mar. 21-Apr. 19): It’s not cost-efficient to recycle plastic.
(June 21-July 22): “The learning process is something
(Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Sailors have used compasses to navi-
Sorting and processing the used materials to make them available for fresh stuff is at least as expensive as creating new plastic items from scratch. On the other hand, sending used plastic to a recycling center makes it far less likely that it will end up in the oceans and waterways, harming living creatures. So in this case, the short-term financial argument in favor of recycling is insubstantial, whereas the moral argument is strong. I invite you to apply a similar perspective to your upcoming decisions.
TAURUS (Apr. 20-May 20): African American slaves suffered many
horrendous deprivations. For example, it was illegal for them to learn to read. Their oppressors feared that educated slaves would be better equipped to agitate for freedom and took extreme measures to keep them illiterate. Frederick Douglass was one slave who managed to beat the ban. As he secretly mastered the art of reading and writing, he came upon literature that ultimately emboldened him to escape his “owners” and flee to safety. He became one of the nineteenth century’s most powerful abolitionists, producing reams of influential writing and speeches. I propose that we make Douglass your inspiring role model for the coming months. I think you’re ready to break the hold of a certain curse — and go on to achieve a gritty success that the curse had prevented you from accomplishing.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): For 25 years, businessman Don Thomp-
son worked for the McDonald’s fast food company, including three years as its CEO. During that time, he oversaw the sale and consumption of millions of hamburgers. But in 2015, he left McDonald’s and became part of Beyond Meat, a company that sells vegan alternatives to meat. I could see you undergoing an equally dramatic shift in the coming months, Gemini: a transition into a new role that resembles but is also very different from a role you’ve been playing. I urge you to step up your fantasies about what that change might entail.
you can incite, literally incite, like a riot,” wrote author Audre Lorde. As an astrologer, I would add this nuance: Although what Lorde says is true, some phases of your life are more favorable than others to seek deep and rapid education. For example, the coming weeks will bring you especially rich teachings if you incite the learning process now.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): The American
gate since the eleventh century. But that tool wasn’t enough to guide them. A thorough knowledge of the night sky’s stars was a crucial aid. Skill at reading the ever-changing ocean currents always proved valuable. Another helpful trick was to take birds on the ships as collaborators. While at sea, if the birds flew off and returned, the sailors knew there was no land close by. If the birds didn’t return, chances were HOMEWORK: Poet Muriel good that land was near. I bring this Rukeyser said, “The world is made of to your attention, Libra, because I stories, not atoms.” I’d add, “You are think it’s an excellent time to gather made of stories, too.” What’s your a number of different navigational favorite story that you’re made of? tools for your upcoming quest. One Freewillastrology.com. won’t be enough.
idiom “stay in your lane” has come to mean “mind your own business,” and usually has a pejorative sense. But I’d like to expand it and soften it for your use in the coming weeks. Let’s define it as meaning “stick to what you’re good at and know about” or “don’t try to operate outside your area of expertise” or “express yourself in ways that you have earned the right to do.” Author Zadie Smith says that this is good advice for writers. “You have to work out what it is you can’t do, obscure it, and focus on what works,” she attests. Apply that counsel to your own sphere or field, Leo.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Yisrael Kristal was a Polish Jew
born under the sign of Virgo in 1903. His father was a scholar of the Torah, and he began studying Judaism and learning Hebrew at age three. He lived a long life and had many adventures, working as a candle-maker and a candy-maker. When the Red Army liberated the Auschwitz concentration camp in 1945, Kristal emerged as one of the survivors. He went on to live to the age of 113. Because of the chaos of World War I, he had never gotten to do his bar mitzvah when he’d turned 13. So he did it much later, in his old age. I foresee a comparable event coming up soon in your life, Virgo. You will claim a reward or observe a milestone or collect a blessing you weren’t able to enjoy earlier.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): What do you want from the allies who
aren’t your lovers? What feelings do you most enjoy while you’re in the company of your interesting, nonromantic companions? For instance, maybe you like to be respected and appreciated. Or perhaps what’s most important to you is to experience the fun of being challenged and stimulated. Maybe your favorite feeling is the spirit of collaboration and comradeship. Or maybe all of the above. In any case, Scorpio, I urge you to get clear about what you want — and then make it your priority to foster it. In the coming weeks, you’ll have the power to generate an abundance of your favorite kind of non-sexual togetherness.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): As the CEO of the clothes company Zappos, Sagittarius entrepreneur Tony Hsieh is worth almost a billion dollars. If he chose, he could live in a mansion by the sea. Yet his home is a 200-square-foot, $48,000 trailer in Las Vegas, where he also keeps his pet alpaca. To be clear, he owns the entire trailer park, which consists of 30 other trailers, all of which are immaculate hotbeds of high-tech media technology where interesting people live. He loves the community he has created, which is more important to him than status and privi-
lege. “For me, experiences are more meaningful than stuff,” he says. “I have way more experiences here.” I’d love to see you reaffirm your commitment to priorities like his in the coming weeks, Sagittarius. It’ll be a favorable time to do so.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Medical researcher Jonas Salk devel-
oped a successful polio vaccine, so he had a strong rational mind. Here’s how he described his relationship with his non-rational way of knowing. He said, “It is always with excitement that I wake up in the morning wondering what my intuition will toss up to me, like gifts from the sea. I work with it and rely on it. It’s my partner.” I bring this up, Capricorn, because the coming weeks will be a favorable time to celebrate and cultivate your own intuition. You may generate amazing results as you learn to trust it more and figure out how to deepen your relationship with it.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Aquarian environmentalist Edward
Abbey once formulated a concise list of his requirements for living well. “One must be reasonable in one’s demands on life,” he wrote. “For myself, all that I ask is: 1. accurate information; 2. coherent knowledge; 3. deep understanding; 4. infinite loving wisdom; 5. no more kidney stones, please.” According to my analysis of the astrological omens, now would be an excellent time for you to create your own tally of the Five Crucial Provisions. Be bold and precise as you inform life about your needs.
PISCES (Feb. 19-Mar. 20): “We may be surprised at whom God
sends to answer our prayers,” wrote author Janette Oke. I suspect that observation will apply to you in the coming weeks. If you’re an atheist or agnostic, I’ll rephrase her formulation for you: “We may be surprised at whom Life sends to answer our entreaties.” There’s only one important thing you have to do to cooperate with this experience: set aside your expectations about how help and blessings might appear.
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CAREER SERVICES Provides administrative support for Career Services, including financial administration, UCPath and Kronos support, assessment and testing program coordination, procurement support, and provides general back up support as needed. Provides cluster support with payroll and procurement as needed. Reqs: High level of administrative and organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks with frequent interruptions, as well as meet deadlines with minimal supervision. Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft suite (Word and Excel). Excellent oral
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OFFICE OF DEVELOPMENT Responsible for review, input and processing of various gift transactions types made to the UC Regents and The UC Santa Barbara Foundation. Performs a variety of gift processing related duties including gift batch preparation, gift batch entry, reconciliation of gift batches, preparation of daily deposits, matching gift and matching claims entry. Interfaces with academic departments, constituents of UC Santa Barbara, faculty, administration and matching gift companies to represent the department/ University through verbal and written correspondence. Performs detailed review and accurate data entry of gift related donor biographic information into The UC Santa Barbara Advance System. Reqs: High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of University policies and procedures related to gift acceptance. Proficient in MS Word and Excel. Notes: Criminal history background check required. Overtime may be required due to seasonal workload. $23.19 ‑ $23.72/ hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply online by 9/3/19, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20190472
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with general direction and reports to the Assistant Dean for Academic Programs. Reqs: Bachelor’s degree and some prior work experience related to academic personnel or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to understand, interpret and apply school policies and procedures for academic personnel. Proficiency with office applications, including Word, Excel, Google calendar, and Gmail, or equivalent. Excellent verbal communication and writing skills. Strict adherence to confidentiality regarding sensitive matters. Note: Criminal history background check required. $27.18‑ $30.17/hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply online by 8/26/19, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20190455
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NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH INSTITUTE Works collaboratively to provide C&G pre‑award and post‑award administration. Works with Principal Investigators (PI) to gather and prepare complex neuroscience research proposal, budgets and advise PIs on agency guidelines and policies. Analyzes and interprets both federal and state research protocols; Includes Stem Cell, Human and Animal subjects, for both agency requirements and campus policy, providing directives to PIs. Review contract and grant awards and provides detailed spending projections to PIs. Assists with budgetary projections and analyses for PIs and Contracts and Grants Manager. Manage the timely coordination and completion of effort reporting in the Effort Reporting System (ERS) for all NRI PIs to meet effort reporting requirements and deadlines. Coordinate the call and process for Graduate Student Researchers. Reqs: Strong analytical, administrative,
and organizational skills. High level of initiative, independence, attention to detail, and problem‑solving skills. Excellent communication / interpersonal skills, professionalism, and confidentiality are required. Proficient in MS Excel, internet, email and database applications. Ability to prioritize demands, evaluate / analyze data and make recommendations, meet deadlines, and work under pressure during periodic heavy work cycles, while maintaining a high level of accuracy. Note: Criminal history background check required. $24.52‑ $28.74/hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply online by 8/28/19, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20190461
DINING ROOM & CATERING EVENT SUPERVISOR
THE CLUB & GUEST HOUSE Oversees activities in the dining room meal services providing excellent customer service. Responsible for event preparation and supervision. Acts as the onsite manager at catering events throughout the year. Reqs: HS diploma or equivalent education and experience. Previous catering and event management experience, including pre‑event planning, staff scheduling, event set‑up, service and event break‑down. Previous front of the house restaurant experience. Demonstrated ability to organize and manage a variety of events while maintaining a high standard of excellence, flexibility to take on last minute events and prioritize. Ability and desire to train, schedule and supervise student staff. Ability to work independently with excellent organizational skills. Ability to communicate and work effectively with a diverse staff. Proficiency in Excel. 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. Work hours/days will vary, and may include weekends and holidays. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and stand for up to 8 hours a day. $47,476/ 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 by 8/27/19, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20190453
EDUCATION PROGRAMS ASSISTANT
ARTS AND LECTURES OFFICE Responsible for planning activities on campus, in schools and in the community, creating and developing relationships with educators and community leaders to keep Education Outreach programs current and operating at peak efficiency and effectiveness. Works closely with the Director of Education and in tandem with Arts & Lectures staff in Programming, Production, Marketing, Development, and Finance to achieve a high quality program and thorough accountability. Staffs all Education events, tracks expenditures and provides basic financial reports. Tracks data pertaining to events
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the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58 (b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE‑154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code Section 1250. A Request for Special notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner: Jeffrey B. Soderborg; CA Bar #264666 (805) 687‑6660 Barnes & Barnes, 1900 State Street, Suite M, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, Published Aug 8, 15, 22 2019. SUPERIOR COURT FOR THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA ANACAPA DIVISION Estate of GRACE HOSKIN also known as GRACIE HOSKIN, Decedent Case No. 17PR000234 NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL PROPERTY AT PRIVATE SALE (PROBATE CODE §§10300, 10304) Department 5 (Hon. Colleen Sterne) 1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, subject to confirmation by this court, on September 13, 2019 at 10:00 a.m., or thereafter within the time allowed by law, EVERETTE KERR as administrator of the estate of the above‑named decedent, will sell at private sale to the highest and best net bidder on the terms and conditions stated below all right, title, and interest of the decedent at the time of death and all right, title, and interest that the estate has acquired in addition to that of the decedent at the time of death, in the real property located in Santa Barbara County, California.
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2. This property to be sold is commonly referred to as and is located at 1219 E. Gutierrez Street, Santa Barbara, California and more particularly described as follows: The real property in the City of Santa Barbara, County of Santa Barbara, State of California, described as follows: Lot 27 of “Around the City Boulevard Tract,” according to the map thereof recorded July 8, 1921, in Book 9, Page 80 of Maps and Surveys, in the office of the County Recorder of said County. Subject to covenants, conditions restrictions, reservations, rights, rights‑of‑way, and easements of record, if any. APN: 031‑323‑012 3. The property will be sold subject to current taxes, covenants, conditions, restrictions, reservations, rights, rights of way, and easements of record, with any encumbrances of record to be satisfied from the purchase price. 4. The property is to be sold on an “AS IS” basis, except for title. 5. Bids or offers are invited for this property and must be in writing and can be mailed to the office of Jeffrey Soderborg, BARNES & BARNES, 1900 Street, Suite M, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, Tel: 805‑687‑6660; email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or delivered personally, at any time after the first publication of this notice and before any sale is made. 6. The property will be sold on the following terms: Cash, or cash to a new loan, the terms of such credit to be acceptable to the undersigned and to the court. The estate shall pay only such real estate broker’s commissions and in such amount as allowed by the Court out of the proceeds of the sale. 7. Taxes, rents, operating and maintenance expenses, and premiums on insurance acceptable to the purchaser shall be prorated as of the date of confirmation of sale. Examination of title, recording of conveyance, transfer taxes, and any title insurance policy shall be at the expense of the purchaser or purchasers. 8. The right is reserved to reject any and all bids. 9. Sale will be subject to court confirmation and bids should be
submitted on the appropriate C.A.R. Probate Purchase Agreement and Joint Escrow Instructions form. Jeffrey B. Soderborg, Cal Bar #264666 BARNES & BARNES 1900 State Street, Suite M Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (805) 687‑6660 Attorneys for EVERETT KERR, Administrator of the Estate of GRACE HOSKIN Published Aug 22, 29. Sep 5 2019.
FBN ABANDONMENT STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following Fictitious Business Name is being abandoned: ELEGANT NAILS & SPA at 5915 Calle Real #F Goleta, CA 93117; The original statement for use of this Fictitious Business Name was filed 11/15/2016 in the County of Santa Barbara. Original file no. 2016‑0003140. The person (s) or entities abandoning use of this name are as follows: Andy Nguyen 30 Winchester Canyon Rd #28 Goleta, CA 93117; Anh Truc Nguyen (same address_ This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 08, 2019. I hereby certify that this is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office, Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Brenda Aguilera, Published: Aug 15, 22, 29. Sep 5 2019.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: GOODLAND NOTARY at 5667 Gato Ave Goleta, CA 93117; Pamela J. Rangel (same address) conducted by an Individual Signed: Pamela J. Rangel Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 22, 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: 2019‑0001760. Published: Jul 31. Aug 8, 15, 22 2019.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: PERCH COWORKING, THE PERCH COWORKING, PERCH SB, THE PERCH at 250 Storke Road Ste 10 Goleta, CA 93117; The Perch LLC (same address) conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 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 Thomas Brian. FBN Number: 2019‑0001657. Published: Jul 31. Aug 8, 15, 22 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SOMERSET VINEYARDS STA. RITA HILLS at 4650 Sweeney Road Lompoc, CA 93436; Yawndog, LLC (same address) conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 15, 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: 2019‑0001692. Published: Jul 31. Aug 8, 15, 22 2019.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: CONNECTED at 405 South U Street Lompoc, CA 93436; Noe Rigoberto Romero (same address) conducted by an Individual Signed: Noe Rigoberto Romero Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 23, 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 Margarita Silva. FBN Number: 2019‑0001782. Published: Jul 31. Aug 8, 15, 22 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: BELLA VIEW WINDOWS at 423 Pacific Oak Rd Goleta, CA 93117; Rigo’s Windows, LLC (same address) conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 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 Thomas Brian. FBN Number: 2019‑0001809. Published: Jul 31. Aug 8, 15, 22 2019.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: THE G SPA at 33 West Mission Street, Suite 204 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Kathleen Griffin M.D. INC. (same address) conducted by an Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 22, 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: 2019‑0001772. Published: Jul 31. Aug 8, 15, 22 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: SERVPRO OF OJAI AND MONTECITO at 16060 Ventura Blvd., Suite 110 Encino, CA 91436; One Silver Serve, Inc. (same address) conducted by an Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 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 Brenda Aguilera. FBN Number: 2019‑0001674. Published: Jul 31. Aug 8, 15, 22 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: MAR HOOPS at 831 Via Granada Santa Barbara, CA 93103; David Joseph Marcotte (same address) Margaret Geyer Marcotte (same address) conducted by an Married Couple Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2019‑0001816. Published: Jul 31. Aug 8, 15, 22 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: GG CREATIVE at 30 Winchester Canyon Rd, Spc 115 Goleta, CA 93117; Gail Anne Gallessich (same address) conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 30, 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 Margarita Silva. FBN Number: 2019‑0001844. Published: Aug 8, 15, 22, 29 2019.
LEGALS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: RUIZ & SON LANDSCAPE at 1130 East Haley Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Everado Ruiz (same address) conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 29, 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: 2019‑0001821. Published: Jul 31. Aug 8, 15, 22 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: RISK REWARD MEDIA at 760 Alisal Road Solvang, CA 93463; Daniel Kormos (same address) conducted by an Individual Signed: Daniel Kormos Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 29, 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: 2019‑0001828. Published: Aug 8, 15, 22, 29 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ALEOS IN WONDERLAND at 114 Conejo Rd Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Jeff Chemnick (same address) conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 30, 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: 2019‑0001854. Published: Aug 8, 15, 22, 29 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: CFI CHARLTON FAMILY INDUSTRIES, FOX FIRE WINES, CROSSRIDGE PEAK, KALI KREME, EDENBROOK VINEYARDS, STEEPLECHASE CELLARS at 35 Industrial Way Buellton, CA 93427; Terravant Wine Company, LLC (same address) conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 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: 2019‑0001658. Published: Jul 31. Aug 8, 15, 22 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: GARAGE GEMS at 8 West Constance Ave #1 Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Jonathan Brandan (same address) conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 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: 2019‑0001861. Published: Aug 8, 15, 22, 29 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: GODINEZ GARDEN & MAINTENANCE at 705 N. C St. Apt #2 Lompoc, CA 93436; Daniel Martinez Godinez (same address) conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2019‑0001820. Published: Aug 8, 15, 22, 29 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: LA MICHOACANA AZTECA‑SANTA MARIA at 722 East Main Street #108 Santa Maria, CA 93454; Los 4 Aces, Inc. (same address) conducted by an Corporation Signed: Hector Garcia Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 30, 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: 2019‑0001849. Published: Aug 8, 15, 22, 29 2019.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SANTA BARBARA ROADSIDE, SB TOWING, SANTA BARBARA TOWING, SB ROADSIDE at 218 East Ortega St Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Santa Barbara Towing Inc (same address) conducted by an Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 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 Brenda Aguilera. FBN Number: 2019‑0001889. Published: Aug 8, 15, 22, 29 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SOL CONSTRUCTION at 945 Guadalupe St. Guadalupe, CA 93434; Scott Hansen (same address) conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 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 Brenda Aguilera. FBN Number: 2019‑0001887. Published: Aug 8, 15, 22, 29 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: HAPPIKNACK at 2530 Las Positas Rd Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Jonathan Chappell (same address) conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 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 Thomas Brian. FBN Number: 2019‑0001808. Published: Aug 8, 15, 22, 29 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ST. HILAIRE TRAVEL at 58 McDonald Pl. #303 Goleta, CA 93117; Lindsay Marcus (same address) conducted by an Individual Signed: Lindsay Marcus Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 30, 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: 2019‑0001843. Published: Aug 8, 15, 22, 29 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: HELPING HEARTS THRIFT STORE AND DONATION CENTER at 611 E Main St Santa Maria, CA 93454; Argelia Perez 2009 Pinnacle Dr. Santa Maria, CA 93458; Maria M Velasco 1627 N Depot Santa Maria, CA 93458 conducted by an General Partnership Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 29, 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: 2019‑0001826. Published: Aug 8, 15, 22, 29 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: REVER ATELIER at 618 Anacapa St. Suite B Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Haley Chapman 1300 Tunnel Road Santa Barbara, CA 93105 conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 29, 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 Margarita Silva. FBN Number: 2019‑0001833. Published: Aug 8, 15, 22, 29 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: WYE MATERIALS at 5708 Hollister Avenue #110 Goleta, CA 93117; Sierra Crystals, Inc. (same address) conducted by an Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 29, 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: 2019‑0001832. Published: Aug 8, 15, 22, 29 2019.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ANGKOR SALES, FAB BROWS USA at 335 Rosario Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Angkor Sales (same address) conducted by an Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 30, 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: 2019‑0001842. Published: Aug 8, 15, 22, 29 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: SWING TRADER WEEKLY at 133 E De La Guerra St #332 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; William Cottingham (same address) conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 29, 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: 2019‑0001830. Published: Aug 8, 15, 22, 29 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: THE FARMACY SB at 128 W. Mission St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Farmacy SB, Inc. (same address) conducted by an Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 30, 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: 2019‑0001856. Published: Aug 8, 15, 22, 29 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: GEOCOMB HOMES at 976 Miramonte Drive #3 Santa Barbara, CA 93109; James Alex Spitzer (same address) conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 30, 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: 2019‑0001848. Published: Aug 8, 15, 22, 29 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: NORVELL BASS CLEANERS at 3323 State St Santa Barbara, CA 93105; FMS Enterprises Inc (same address) conducted by an Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 08, 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: 2019‑0001936. Published: Aug 15, 22, 29. Sep 5 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: BLUMAKA at 7768 Kestrel Lane Goleta, CA 93117; Invonu, LLC (same address) conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 09, 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 Margarita Silva. FBN Number: 2019‑0001940. Published: Aug 15, 22, 29. Sep 5 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: POULIN SAFTEY, POULIN SOLUTIONS at 940 Rose Lane Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Matthew Phelps Poulin (same address) conducted by an Individual Signed: Matthew Poulin Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 09, 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: 2019‑0001942. Published: Aug 15, 22, 29. Sep 5 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: OURLI at 508 East Haley St Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Gaviota Global Industries (same address) conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 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 Jazmin Murphy. FBN Number: 2019‑0001920. Published: Aug 15, 22, 29. Sep 5 2019.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: MISA & MARTIN GALLERY at 619 State St Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Misa Art 1726 Calle Boca Del Canon Santa barbara, CA 93101; James C Martin (same address) conducted by an General Partnership Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2019‑0001949. Published: Aug 15, 22, 29. Sep 5 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: B&L PAINTING at 722 Union St Ste B Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Jesse Benenati 15 Las Alturas Cir Santa Barbara, CA Perry Benenati 265 Pacos St Ventura, CA 93001; Mark Lentini 4723 Glenbrook St Santa Barbara, CA 93110 conducted by an General Partnership Signed: Jesse Benenati Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 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 General Partnership. FBN Number: 2019‑0001800. Published: Aug 15, 22, 29. Sep 5 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: CREATIVE NAILS at 3022 De La Vina St Unit B Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Thuy Van Tran 886 Sanford Ct Santa Barbara, CA 93111 conducted by an Individual Signed: Thuy Van Tran Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 09, 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: 2019‑0001943. Published: Aug 15, 22, 29. Sep 5 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ACTION TREE, ACTION TREE CARE, ACTION TREE SERVICE at 897 Fellowship Road Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Eric Alan Halvorson (same address) conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 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 Brenda Aguilera. FBN Number: 2019‑0001788. Published: Aug 15, 22, 29. Sep 5 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: 86 STRATEGY, EIGHTYSIX STRATEGY at 1810 Chapala St Unit 6 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Timothy J Ryan Jr (same address) conducted by an Individual Signed: Timothy J Ryan Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 29, 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: 2019‑0001824. Published: Aug 15, 22, 29. Sep 5 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: WOMEN WHO WARRIOR, WOMEN WHO WARRIOR RETREAT at 11 West Figueroa Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Randee Brookins (same address) conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 15, 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: 2019‑0001996. Published: Aug 22, 29. Sep 5, 12 2019.
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: BLACKJACK RANCH VINEYARDS & WINERY, WISTED’S CALIFORNIA BLACKJACK at 2205 Alamo Pintado Rd Solvang, CA 93463; Roger Wisted (same address) conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 16, 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 Margarita Silva. FBN Number: 2019‑0002002. Published: Aug 22, 29. Sep 5, 12 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SBOA at 2324 Bath Street Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Santa Barbara Orthopedic Associates, Inc. (same address) conducted by an Corporation Signed: Richard Kahmann MD President Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 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 Jazmin Murphy. FBN Number: 2019‑0001974. Published: Aug 22, 29. Sep 5, 12 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: MONTECITO VILLAGE SALON & BLOW DRY BAR at 1470 East Valley Road Santa Barbara, CA 93108; Dlext LLC 516 Hooper Ave Simi Valley, CA 93065 conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 15, 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: 2019‑0001999. Published: Aug 22, 29. Sep 5, 12 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: BARRON STONE AND MASONRY at 13 La Cadena St Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Jose Barron (same address) conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 16, 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: 2019‑0002009. Published: Aug 22, 29. Sep 5, 12 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: LAVA FALLS 18 PARTNERS at 916 W Campus Ln Goleta, CA 93117; Catherine Holleman Branch 88 Edgehill Rd Providence, RI 02906; Steven Hendrix Branch (same address) Constantine Christopher Metropolis 715 Merrimac Pl Danville, CA 94526; Katherine Marguerite Metropolis 916 W Campus Ln Goleta, CA 93117; Marlene Metropolis 715 Merrimac Pl Danville, CA 94526; Daniel David Richman 56 St Marks Pl #8A New York, NY 10003; Jeffrey David Richman 916 W Campus Ln Goleta, CA 93117 conducted by an General Partnership Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 15, 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: 2019‑0001997. Published: Aug 22, 29. Sep 5, 12 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: VOICES OF THE COMMUNITY at 7266 Alameda Avenue Goleta, CA 93117; Cami Chou 4981 Yaple Avenue Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Mia Chou (same address) Elizabeth Oroudjeva 5065 Rhoads Avenue Unit B Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Geneva Walman‑Randall 1040 Cambridge Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93111 conducted by an Unincorporated Association Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 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: 2019‑0001973. Published: Aug 22, 29. Sep 5, 12 2019.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ALANA RAE EVENTS at 5691 Shilo Ct. Santa Maria, CA 93455; Alana Rae Beal (same address) conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 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 Tara Jayasinghe. FBN Number: 2019‑0001903. Published: Aug 22, 29. Sep 5, 12 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: CUTTING EDGE HAIR AND BODY SALON at 5779 Calle Real Goleta, CA 93117; Adriana Lilia Marin 616 Eucalyptus Ave #1 Santa Barbara, CA 93101 conducted by an Individual Signed: Adriana L. Marin Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 29, 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: 2019‑0001831. Published: Aug 22, 29. Sep 5, 12 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: METHOD, METHOD CELLARS, METHOD WINES at 90 Easy Street Buellton, CA 93427; Robert Dafoe 2570 Grand Ave Los Olivos, CA 93441; Jason Charles Tuley 216 Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA 93101 conducted by an General Partnership Signed: Robert Dafoe Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 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 Margarita Silva. FBN Number: 2019‑0001969. Published: Aug 22, 29. Sep 5, 12 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: PARAKATA PAINTING CO. at 205 W Victoria Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Oscar Salazar Mendoza (same address) conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2019‑0001954. Published: Aug 22, 29. Sep 5, 12 2019.
NAME CHANGE IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF CHLOE AMANDA LYNN ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 19CV03450 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: CHLOE AMANDA LYNN TO: CHLOE DESTEFANO 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 28, 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 JuL 15 2019. by Pauline Maxwell, Judge of the Superior Court. Published. Aug 15, 22, 29. Sep 5 2019. IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF WINNI YI SIMON ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 19CV03320 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: A petition has been filed by the
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above named Petitioner(s) in Santa Barbara Superior court proposing a change of name(s) FROM and TO the following name(s): FROM: DANIEL LI TO: DANIEL YI 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 September 25, 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 Aug 07 2019. by Pauline Maxwell, Judge of the Superior Court. Published. Aug 22, 29. Sep 5, 12 2019. IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF HANNAH PALFREY BROWN ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 19CV03923 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: HANNAH PALFREY BROWN TO: HANNAH‑MAE PALFREY BROWN 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 October 09, 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 Aug 12 2019. by Pauline Maxwell, Judge of the Superior Court. Published. Aug 22, 29. Sep 5, 12 2019. IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF AMY ELIZABETH HENDEL ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 19CV03889 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: AMY ELIZABETH HENDEL TO: AMY ELIZABETH SHIFFMAN HENDEL FROM: MAYA ELIZABETH HENDEL TO: MAYA ELIZABETH SHIFFMAN HENDEL FROM: MEREK LEE SHIFFMAN HENDEL TO: EVAN LEE SHIFFMAN HENDEL 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 October 09, 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 Aug 12 2019. by Pauline Maxwell, Judge of the Superior Court. Published. Aug 22, 29. Sep 5, 12 2019.
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