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Rising costs and increasing competition leads Santa Barbara Foundation to seek buyer for classical music station KDB (93.7 FM), p. 6

THIS WEEK IN MONTECITO, P. 10 MOVIE GUIDE, P. 41 CALENDAR OF EVENTS, P. 42

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The Unexpected

Not only do cell phone antennas make power poles look worse, they make it even harder to underground utility lines, p.5

Aesthetic Pollution

After putting her respectability on the line by studying medicine, Dr. Jane Spaulding came to Santa Barbara for health and pleasure; she returned years later to become Cottage Hospitals first-ever superintendent (story begins on page 20)

Jeffrey Harding and guides rescue and find a home for one-month-old Empaash, a baby elephant left behind by the herd, p.8

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INSIDE THIS ISSUE


5 Editorial

Directors; Curious Cup and Carpinteria Toy Company merge; Corrections & Omissions
14 Seen Around Town

 Bob Hazard examines cell phone antennas that make Montecitos utility poles look worse, lower property values, and complicate undergrounding of utilities
6 Montecito Miscellany

 Granada celebrates 90th anniversary at Top of the G; New Beginnings Counseling Center gala held at El Encanto; Montecito Trails Foundation annual celebration
20 The Way It Was

 SB Foundation puts KDB 93.7 FM up for sale; Oprah seen househunting in L.A.; Craig McCaws pricey 1962 Ferrari; UCSB A&L season kicks off; Lutah Maria Riggs documentary doubles in length; Arts Funds A Formal Affaire; Rescue Mission fundraiser; Alano Club hosts Michael McDonald; Sand Snakes win Caf Del Sol volleyball tournament; State Street Ballet gala; Michael Seabaugh launches first novel; Opera Santa Barbaras Bon Appetit!; Four Seasons Taste Truck visits SBHM; Pickle Room opens; Julika Lackner exhibit at Mertens; story on Oprahs auction picked up; Bibi Fairbanks passes away; sightings
8 Letters to the Editor

 A closer look at the life of the brilliant and witty Dr. Jane Spaulding and her impact as the first superintendent of Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
22 In Business

 The Hair Lounge of Montecito celebrates one year in the Las Aves complex with a party, complete with DJ
27 On Entertainment

 Santa Barbara Symphony season opens with Wagner, Percussion and Space; Nebula Dance Lab presents Floodlit & Fallen; 42nd Annual Old-Time Fiddlers Convention
28 The Write Stuff

 Safari story about saving an elephant; third party weighs in on conversation about disincentives to work; Julian Nott celebrates life and work of Ken Wallis; more on car and truck exhaust studies; owner of Santa Barbara Guitar Bar, Jamie Faletti, sends a note of thanks; Ariana Nobel writes in about passing of Bibi Fairbanks; a backhanded compliment
10 This Week in Montecito

Santa Barbara Childrens Library Project event


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 A humorous look at an Arlington, Texas SWAT assault, and what it means for Montecito
40 Legal Advertisements 42 Calendar of Events

 MERRAG meeting and training; YMCA golf tournament; SB Rose Society presentation; New Yorker discussion group; Paul Robinson exhibit; Dallas Wenner Clark and Alicia St. John launch book at Coral Casino; Hair Lounge of Montecito celebrates one year; Paul Cronshaw teaches beekeeping workshop; Mditerrane Antiques re-opens in Carpinteria; Cancer Center Walk/Run; Cocktails & Conservatives meets at Caf Del Sol; beading class at Library; MUS board meeting; MPC meets; Independent School Night at Doubletree; Joseph Velasco tells stories at Library; SBMM tastings Tide Guide  Handy guide to assist readers in determining when to take that walk or run on the beach
12 Village Beat

 The Avett Brothers take the stage at Bowl; UCSB Music season launches; Dr. Angela Davis visits UCSB; Sweet Talk Radio play Song Tree Concert Series; Keola Beamer headlines Ojai World Music Festival; UCSB A&L presents pianist Yuja Wang; film happenings around town
44 Real Estate

Three new 93108 listings and one thats just resurfaced Homes and condos currently for sale and open for inspection in and near Montecito

45 93108 Open House Directory 46 Classified Advertising

 Our very own Craigslist of classified ads, in which sellers offer everything from summer rentals to estate sales
47 Local Business Directory

 Montecito Association meeting round-up; Mate Gallery New York joins Montecito Country Mart stores; Monica Vidger-Trent joins Friendship Centers Board of MONTECITO JOURNAL

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Editorial

by Bob Hazard

Mr. Hazard is an Associate Editor of this paper and a former president of Birnam Wood Golf Club

Cellular Antenna Nodes Complicate Montecito Undergrounding

ell phone antennas installed on utility poles look bad; they reputedly lower property values; and they inhibit attempts to bury utility lines underground. The invasion of cell phone nodes in Montecito began in September 2010, when NextG Networks received county Board of Supervisors (BOS) approval to install eight cell phone antennas in Montecito on poles owned by Southern California Edison (SEC). BOS approval was contingent upon NextGs agreement to voluntarily withdraw pole sites on Santa Rosa Lane and School House Road, both near Montecito Union School. A promise was made to never reapply for these sites. BOS approval overrode a Montecito Planning Commission (MPC) denial in January 2010 of the NextG request on the basis that the antennas and their pole vault boxes created a cumulative negative visual impact. Local jurisdictions are prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from denying permits based on concerns about health hazards from radio frequency (RF) emissions in residential areas, but can attempt to deny installations based on visual aesthetics. The county supervisors feared a NextG lawsuit claiming that the eight installations in Montecito did not rise to the level of denial for visual aesthetics, despite vocal opposition from Montecito residents Cindy Feinberg, Sarah Wilson, Shaun Tomson, Ted Simmons, Abe Powell, Cindy Sage, and others. Installation included sites on Middle Road, Sheffield Drive, two on Olive Mill, San Ysidro, North Jameson, Park Lane, and San Leandro Lane. NextG offered to vault the equipment underground for six of the eight sites instead of installing ugly 36 utility boxes on the poles as originally planned. Fiber optic cable was installed between poles to connect the network nodes, which were offered to Metro PCS for its cellular phone service.

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Less than two years later, in April 2012, Crown Castle International acquired NextG Networks for a billion dollars, and immediately submitted permit applications to install 15 additional antennas in Montecito. In January 2013, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Crown Castles plan to mount additional larger antennas on eight poles with existing smaller nodes that remained in place. Five locations were added in the existing Caltrans right-of-way on Sycamore Canyon-East Valley Road Route 192. Two new poles were permitted, including a new steel pole and antenna on Santa Rosa Lane above Sinaloa, an area that NextG in 2010 had vowed to spare. Fast-forward another year. In May 2013, Crown Castle submitted applications to the County for an additional 32 node system in the Romero, Bella Vista and Park Lane neighborhoods, and along North Jameson, adding brown or white pole-mounted utility boxes, or above-ground Crown Castle vaults and below ground Edison vaults. Approvals of more and larger nodes and vault boxes have become more or less routine.

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Preserving and protecting the Montecito community character from outside invaders is a never-ending battle that often goes on unnoticed by most residents. This summer, Montecito resident Dorinne Lee Johnson, a Director of the Montecito Association and a recently appointed commissioner to the Santa Barbara County Historic Landmarks Advisory Commission (HLAC), noticed an unusual Crown Castle-NextG work crew installing an oversized 58-60 high illegal above-ground vault adjacent to her 1921 George Washington Smith home at the corner of East Valley Road and Picacho Lane.

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a deficit. It was around $130,000 last year and we expect it will be more for the current year, possibly $175,000. Unfortunately, although loyal, it is not a young audience. The foundation has already met with a number of philanthropists and organizations to take on the station, which first went on the air as KFCRAM in 1926 and changed its call letters to the current format three years later. Since then it has been bought and sold a number of times until banker Michael Towbes, David Anderson, and Jean and Barry Schuyler pur-

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e had the experience of a lifetime while on safari in Amboseli National Park in southern Kenya: we rescued a baby elephant from certain death. Amboseli is a huge arid plain close to Mount Kilimanjaro (across the border in Tanzania). It is known for its elephants lots of elephants. This was our third trip to Kenya. Those who have been know you cant wander around without guides, and for your safety, you rarely get a chance to set foot on the ground, in case some predator is around, like a lion. Guides here are mostly Maasai, who are rigorously trained, tested, and certified. They know just about everything about the creatures that live there. On our cloudy, gray early morning game drive, our guide, Joseph Chege, noticed some zebras looking at something. If zebras look, its usually at lions. A short, bumpy ride took us to an elephant mud wallow. These are pits they make that fill up with water (Amboseli has a high water

How To Save A Baby Elephant

Jeffrey Harding and his caravan rescued the male baby elephant, named Empaash, on safari in southern Kenya (photo courtesy of Tarkey Barker)

table fed by Kilimanjaros melting glaciers). This one was about four feet deep, half-filled with water. Trapped, abandoned, and frantically struggling to climb out was a baby elephant that had fallen in. You may be asking yourself why his family wasnt there to protect him or get him out. Elephants are famous for caring for family members, right? Well not in this case. No one knows why he was aban-

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doned, but there he was. There are few things cuter than a baby elephant, and to see one shivering in the cold water, struggling to climb out, and slipping back into the water has got to tug at your heartstrings. It did mine. He was less than a month old. What to do? Fortunately, our guides knew what to do and called the local park rangers to get permission to try to get him out. One guide, Juma, rolled up his pants, jumped into the wallow, and tried to push him up the side, but that didnt work (Elephant babies weigh in at 250 pounds). Joseph then got a tow strap out of our Land Cruiser and Juma wrapped it around the babys body. Joseph pointed at me and I grabbed one end, Joseph the other. We pulled, Juma pushed, and with assistance from some of my fellow tourists, we pulled the guy up the bank on his side to freedom. He was quite a load. But, my god, we just rescued a baby elephant from certain death, and that makes you feel pretty damn good. But it wasnt over. The little boy (as we discovered) wanted to flee, but he was exhausted and soon settled down. I could actually feel his body warm up. Pretty soon his trunk was sniffing around, and he started to suckle on Josephs thumb and then my thumb. They suckle with their mouths, not their trunks. I can tell you it was soft, warm, wet, and toothless. They drink mothers milk for almost three years. He also made baby elephant distress noises now and then. Did I mention that elephants have excellent hearing over long distances? We saw eight elephants way off on the horizon. They were led by a large matriarch, heading straight toward us, and flapping their ears. They heard their baby boy. Uh, Joseph, arent those, uh, elephants coming our way? Our guides were pretty cool about this actually. The idea was that wed drive away, the little guy would see his fellow kind, and they would take over. Goodbye, little dude. But it wasnt that easy. He started running after us, touching the back of the vehicle with his trunk, as if to say, Hey you just rescued me! Dont leave now! But he gave up, turned toward the approaching group, and started running toward them. That didnt go too well. The herd was really nervous about him and they backed up as he approached. Then the big matriarch went over, gave him a good sniff, and bolted away like he was poison. The little guy kept trying to go to them, but big mama gave him a trumpeted warning, turned, and they all ran away. He stood there alone watching them go. Dont worry; this has a good ending. 

The park rangers showed up, some armed with M16 rifles (there are poachers around). It wasnt the first baby elephant theyve dealt with. They knew all the elephant families in Amboseli. Their idea was to find his family and hope hes taken back in with loving trunks. Unfortunately, that didnt work either. They couldnt take too long to do that because he needed to eat. So arrangements were made to helicopter him to an elephant orphanage near Nairobi the same day. During our Kenyan wanderings, we were able to find out that he was safe and healthy at his new home. We even visited him just before we left. The orphanage is the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, a non-profit organization that cares for abandoned baby elephants. Over the years, they have developed a baby formula for their charges, and it works well. They feed him every three hours by hand. Hes kept in a stall with a human companion who stays with him 24 hours a day (hes too small to roam around with the older kids). He was named Empaash after the area where he was found. When we visited, he was asleep covered with a blanket. We adopted him and will continue to follow up on his progress. You can read all about the organization by going to www. SheldrickWildlifeTrust.org. You can also donate to their cause if you are so inclined. Tourists rarely get to interact with wildlife, so for us, it was a once-ina-lifetime experience, perhaps a bit bittersweet since al-Shabaab militants hit the Westgate Mall in Nairobi the day before. But, hey, we helped save a wild baby elephant. Jeffrey Harding Montecito

A Little Give, A Little Take

There were some interesting takes on both sides, and some fair shots given and received during a recent exchange in the letters section. But a sentence in one editors response did catch my eye: If people are starving as you suggest, then that should be dealt with via welfare (Letters to the Editor, The World As It Is, MJ # 19/39). A close friend was found homeless, and consequently has been staying in our guest quarters for the last few months while restructuring and seeking employment. Seeking employment was not an easy issue, as severe over-qualification seems to be a detractor for the type of jobs found locally. A recent trip through the countys welfare gauntlet brought back the following story. I would recommend the process to anyone who enjoys being a professional victim or has masochistic tendencies. They should avail them10 17 October 2013

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selves to the full enjoyment of rude interrogation, condescending questioning, and demeaning behavior on the part of the county staff for a solid two hours. It certainly does save tax dollars and helps de-boost morale amongst the unfortunate. The poor really learn their place in the system at the end of the two-hour interview. Owning an old car seemed also to be a major stumbling block. Thus, sans car, one can stumble to work, assuming one has a job. My point: the welfare system has to be tough, but it should also be compassionate. It seems that the ohso-superior staff make it a difficult process for some of those who are structurally out of work and yet overqualified, and consequently, out of funds and on the street. Please Withhold My Name Santa Barbara (Editors note: We can agree here. If the government really wanted to help, it would set up free dining rooms for indigents and anyone else seeking a meal. No pre-qualifications, no information gathering, just food for the hungry. Would some people abuse that? Yeah, maybe, but what we have now, for example in the free lunch programs at public schools, is a system whereby one group of people (lets call them taxpayers) is required to pay for breakfast and lunch for another group of qualified people, and yet those whove paid for the food cannot partake of the food. That seems crazy to me. J.B.)

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Ken Wallis, the world-famous autogyro expert and pilot, recently died at age 97. He had a huge influence on my life. I had the privilege of meeting him when I asked for his help with my first world ballooning record attempt. He gave me practical advice and so much more. I was thinking of giving up, but he offered me the encouragement I needed and I went on to set the world record. Our meeting turned out to be a crucial turning point in my life, not just for the project, but for my entire career. We kept in contact ever afterwards. He flew in my balloons and I flew in his autogyros both taking off from his wonderful country house, Reymerston Hall. Within the last few months, we had spoken by phone. When do you think I last went flying? he asked me. This morning! he said with a chuckle. In flying, enthusiasm is not enough. I feel he instilled something much more valuable in me: a strong sense of pilot wisdom. I believe that I am alive today, despite decades of extreme experimental flying, because of the attitude I learned at an early stage from Ken Wallis and just a few others. On September 29, there was a memorial fly-in at Old Buckenham, a 10 17 October 2013

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A new study by researchers at the University of New Mexico has again found, asmany other past studies havefound,that car and diesel exhaust emissions put people at highrisk for respiratory illness, including asthma and lung cancer (Letters to the Editor, Breathing 101 Fumes, MJ # 19/35).The more theauto exhaustdensity and the closer people are to the emissions, the higher the risk. Even thoughthis all makes no sense to Frank Hotchkiss, State Street is more dangerous to public health than some of theother streets in Santa Barbara because of the great number of cars going very slowly, or as is the case at busy times, idling their way down.And the people with their kids eating and drinking outside on State Street are effectivelybeing gassed and breathing in diesel particles that lead to illness and death.They are sitting within several feet of the cars! I have been asking City Council to at least test a closure of State Street sincelong before all of you decided to run for the council.It is time for a test. Bendy White is open-minded on the subject and Frank does not believe in the science.Where do the rest of you stand? You owe it to our city to at least test the idea! I am not giving up. If European citiescan have jammed pedestrian-onlyshopping streets, so can we! Ernie Salomon Santa Barbara

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Beading Circle Join Fatima Rahmanovic for a beading class; learn how to recycle your leftover beads to make unique jewelry When: 2 pm to 3 pm Where: Montecito Library, 1469 East Valley Road Info: 969-5063 Montecito Union School Board Meeting When: 6 pm Where: 385 San Ysidro Road Info: 969-3249

MERRAG Meeting and Training Network of trained volunteers that work and/or live in the Montecito area prepare to respond to community disaster during critical first 72 hours following an event. The mutual self-help organization serves Montecitos 13,000 residents with the guidance and support of the Montecito Fire, Water, and Sanitary Districts.The annual district-wide drill will be held today. The drill will be to simulate a large earthquake, which will allow volunteers to practice the activation process and give radio carriers an opportunity to practice reporting situations that might be likely in that type of disaster. Team members and active volunteers are asked to respond to MFD Station 1 at 9:45 am for a quick briefing before the drill begins. When: 10 am Where: Montecito Fire Station, 595 San Ysidro Road Info: Geri, 969-2537

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 16
Montecito Planning Commission Meeting MPC ensures that applicants adhere to certain ordinances and policies and that issues raised by interested parties are addressed When: 9 am Where: Country Engineering Building, Planning Commission Hearing Room, 123 East Anapamu Independent School Night If you have a teenager entering high school next year, youll want to attend Independent School Night at Fess Parkers Doubletree Resort, sponsored by Crane Country Day School and Hamilton & Associates When: 7 to 8:30 pm Where: 633 East Cabrillo Boulevard Cost: free Info: Julia Davis, (805) 969-7732, ext. 127 Story Telling Joseph Velasco tells Harvest Moon stories When: 4 pm Where: Montecito Library, 1469 East Valley Road Info: 969-5063 SBMM Maritime Tastings The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum will be hosting three nights of fresh seafood presentations and cooking demonstrations during the month of October. Local fishermen and seafood producers will give a short presentation on how they harvest fresh seafood, followed by a presentation by scientists/experts on the catch, and a demonstration by local chefs on how to prepare each item. Uni will be featured tonight, with presentations by a local uni fisherman, marine biologist and chef. The presentation will also feature tastings from local wineries and businesses. Guest appearances will be made by SBMMs partner organizations, the Ty Warner Sea Center and Community Seafood, to discuss sustainable seafood events and efforts. When: 7 pm Where: 113 Harbor Way Cost: Tickets are $20 for Santa Barbara Maritime Museum and American Institute of Wine and Food members, and $30 for nonmembers. The series of three events can be purchased for $50 for members and $75 for nonmembers. Tickets: 962-8404 x115 MJ

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Cancer Center Walk/Run The Cancer Center of Santa Barbara and the Biltmore present the 20th Annual Cancer Center Walk/Run, a 5K run or walk or a10K run(and Kids Fun Run). Participants will be raising money based upon the support each receives from friends, neighbors, family members, local businesses and others. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the Walk/Run benefit Cancer Center of Santa Barbaras Clinical Research Program. The course begins at Montecito Union School before heading down Santa Rosa Lane, turning on Miramar Lane, down San Leandro, up San Ysidro, down Wyant Road to the trail that leads to Hot Springs Road, back down School House Road and back to MUS. Each loop is 5K and each participant will do two loops. When: 10K run begins at 8 am; 5K walk/run begins at 8:30 am; Kids Fun Run at 10 am Where: Montecito Union School, 385 San Ysidro Road Info and registration: www.ccsb.org

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Golf Tournament Montecito YMCA announces a golf tournament at Montecito Country Club to benefit Montecito Family YMCA programs. Activities include a Hole-in-One contest, a BBQ dinner, cocktail reception, raffle prizes, auction, and childrens putting contest. When: noon Where: 920 Summit Road Info: email michael.yamasaki@ciymca.org Cost: $150 per player, must register by October 5 Celebration of Autumn Roses Santa Barbara Rose Society presents Dan Bifano and Bud Jones, consulting rosarians, to celebrate roses in autumn. A discussion as well as a display of roses from members gardens will take place. When: 7 pm for refreshments and socializing; program begins at 7:30 pm Where: Louise Lowry Davis Center, 1232 De La Vina Street Cost: free Info: 963-8215 Discussion Group A group gathers to discuss The New Yorker When: 7:30 pm to 9 pm Where: Montecito Library, 1469 East Valley Road

Paul Robinson Exhibit Photographer/artist Paul Robinson presents a selection of pieces at a show called Redacted at Kim Kieler Gallery When: 10 am to 6 pm Where: 1 N. Calle Cesar Chavez, door 5 Info: (805) 899-2299 or www. kimkielergallery.com

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Book Launch Dallas Wenner Clark and Alicia St. John present the official launch of their co-authored book, Andrias Harborside, Secret Recipes of a Santa Barbara Icon. The event cost includes a copy of the book, a jazz CD by Peter Clark, a gourmet reception, champagne, and entertainment. A percentage of the proceeds benefit the Breast Cancer Resource Center in Santa Barbara. When: 4 pm to 6 pm Where: Coral Casino, 1260 Channel Drive Cost: $65 per person Reservations: 708-3777

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She immediately contacted Santa Barbara Public Works and was told Crown Castle had obtained an encroachment permit from Caltrans for work on State Route 192 Valley Road, which bypassed County of Santa Barbara approvals. In July, County Public Works issued a Stop All Work order and asked Edison to remove its oversized aboveground vault. A month later in August, Ms. Johnson encountered a Crown Castle-NextG installer measuring for a 3rd antenna on her pole at East Valley and Picacho Lane.

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On October 21, 2007, three power poles in Malibu Canyon jointly shared by SCE, AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, and Crown Castle-NextG snapped in high winds, causing live electrical wires to ignite nearby dry brush. Investigators concluded that at least one of the three top-heavy power poles that fell was illegally overloaded with telecommunication equipment. The blaze burned 3,836 acres, destroyed 16 vehicles and 14 structures, and injured three firefighters. L.A. County Fire listed the dollar loss at a relatively modest $14,528,300. Six years later, in May of this year, Edison agreed to a $37 million settlement for its share of the overloaded poles and cross-arms and acknowledged its fire responsibility. Last February, Crown Castle-NextG settled for $14.5 million for its contribution to pole overloading. In September 2012, AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint settled for $12 million. This brings the total settlement for unsafe, overloaded power poles to $63.5 million, plus millions more in legal defense costs. For $63.5 million, Edison and its partners could have easily undergrounded every utility pole and line in Montecito. The dollar damage in Malibu Canyon was only $14.5 million, a pittance compared to the potential $8.4 billion in residential real estate at risk from a wildfire caused by a downed, overloaded, termite-ridden power pole in Montecito. Cell node proliferation, and the difficulty of undergrounding cell phone technology, complicates future Montecito community efforts to underground its utilities. Are the 8,965 residents of Montecito willing to tolerate a growing fire and safety risk for the next 50 years, without a peep of protest to SoCal Edison? At a minimum, the main feeder roads for power and communications need to be undergrounded for obvious fire safety reasons.  MJ

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Land Trust of Santa Barbara County Executive Director Michael Feeney was in front of the MA board at their meeting, giving an update on the acquisition of the Hot Springs Canyon property. The Land Trust purchased the property in March of 2012, with the original intention of deeding it to the Los Padres National Forest. There have been major issues with the transaction, but Feeney says the two groups are close to finalizing the details. The Land Trust purchased the 462acre, six-parcel property, which was owned by the McCaslin family, for $7,600,000, funded by donations from community members and business organizations. All but 40 acres will be given to the Forest Service. The remaining 40 acres will be owned by the Land Trust, and will be maintained in part by the Montecito Trails Foundation, Feeney said. The last year and a half has been a series of meetings; the Land Trust has had to overcome many hurdles including negotiating a road easement with neighbors on Hot Springs Lane, negotiating changes to water rights with Montecito Creek Water Company, removing contaminated soil, removing rubble including several metal water tanks, and performing fire clearing and maintenance on the entire property. Staff and legal fees have cost the organization close to $50,000, Feeney said. In November, the Land Trusts intention and management plan for the remaining 40 acres will be approved by their own board. Feeney says the Land Trust intends on keeping the property

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A vacancy on the Governing Board of the Montecito Union School District was created on September 6, 2013. The Governing Board will be filling the vacancy by making a provisional appointment until the next election in November 2014. Any person is eligible to be a Governing Board member providing he/she is 18 years of age or older, a resident of the school district, and a registered voter. Interested community members are invited to complete an application and submit a letter to the Superintendent, Tammy Murphy (385 San Ysidro Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93108), indicating their interest and willingness to serve in this significant public capacity. The application and letter must be accompanied by a personal resume. The application can be found on the Montecito Union School District website at www.montecitou.org or applications are available at the Montecito Union School District Office at 385 San Ysidro Road between 8:00am-4:00pm. The final date for submitting applications is 3 p.m. on October 14, 2013. Candidates will be interviewed individually at a public meeting of the Board on October 29th 2013. The person selected will join the Board at their regular meeting on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. The person appointed shall hold office until the next regularly scheduled election for district Board Members in November 2014. Questions should be directed to Mrs. Murphy at (805) 969-3249 ext. 261.

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n a perfect Santa Barbara day in September 1913, Captain Cols Vazquez of the Otter cast off from Stearns Wharf carrying a hermetically sealed copper urn containing the ashes of Dr. Jane Edna Spaulding, the much-loved first superintendent of Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. As she wished, a small party of intimate friends consigned her mortal remains to the waters of the Santa Barbara Channel. Upon her death a month earlier, a friend had written, She was a rare woman, strong in her convictions of duty, capable beyond most women, tender and loyal as a child in her affections; always ready to help anyone in distress, never saving herself if she could in anyway add to the comfort or happiness of another. Jane Spauldings contributions to the community were done quietly and without fanfare. Her actions rarely showed up in the newspapers and her activities did not make the Society pages. Consequently, one hundred years later, we know little about her life and work, and much of what has been published is inaccurate. Additional research into her past reveals a brilliant and witty woman who found the courage to break the strictures of respectability to find her true place in the world.

Dr. Jane Edna Spaulding (1832-1913), first superintendent of Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital (courtesy of Santa Barbara Historical Museum)
Ms Beresford is a retired English and American history teacher of 30 years in the Santa Barbara School District. She is author of two Noticias, El Mirasol: From Swan to Albatross and Santa Barbara Grocers, for the Santa Barbara Historical Society.

The Respectable Jane Spaulding

Jane Spaulding was born in January 1832 to Stern and Caroline (Dewey) Spaulding in Lewiston, New York, the birthplace of Niagara Falls and the final stop on the Underground Railroad. By 1850, the family consisted of five children and owned a farm of 1/8 section of land. She was born at a time of great change in the United States. The Industrial Revolution was gaining steam, and the Age of Reform tackled issues ranging from temperance to womens rights to abolitionism. As the American frontier continued to expand westward, the family was drawn to new opportunities in Michigan. By 1860, Stern and Caroline were raising sheep for wool and growing wheat, rye, oats and Indian corn in Adams, Michigan, while Jane was living with her uncle Volney who was farming in Palmyra. Stern eventually gave up on farming and moved to Palmyra to run a hotel and sell liquor. Jane, meanwhile, recognized that she had to earn a living. In an 1866 interview, she stated, 

I inherited a reasonable amount of poverty, an inheritance that I have always retained and still possess and which was a constant stimulus to all my efforts. Necessity, therefore, being a continual reminder that something must be done whereby I might earn my bread and butter, I naturally looked around as boys do, endeavoring to find something for which I had some attraction and adaptation. You will probably say that I looked around very much as girls do, when I tell you that the first object to which I was attracted was a young man. The attraction not proving mutual, something else must be thought of and it was at this time that the idea of studying medicine first occurred to me. When she made known her desire to family and friends, her father worried that the work would be too difficult and her friends were aghast! Would she really compromise her respectability in such a way!? Consequently, she said, the idea was for a time relinquished, and I became a respectable school-mum in a stable village school, where I remained for four or five years. During those years I grew wiser, whether my pupils did or not, and concluded that 10 17 October 2013

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View from waterfront of Kelleys Island in mid-1860s when Jane Spaulding arrived. Steamboat dock is in foreground. On left, the corner store was more commonly known as The Lodge because it was the home of the Independent Order of Island Loafers, to which all Island men automatically belonged, whether they were active members or not. (Courtesy of Leslie Korenko, historian of Kelleys Island)

Dr. Spaulding with Miss McGregor, supervisor of nursing, on the enclosed porch of the original Cottage Hospital circa 1896 (courtesy Cottage Health System)

The original Cottage Hospital stands behind the new modern facility completed in 1913. Jane Spaulding was the guest of honor at its opening in July and became its first patient. (Courtesy Santa Barbara Historical Museum)

respectability was an elephant I could no longer afford to carry. Jane left the school to become a clerk in a store and was determined to begin studying medicine. The law at the time required that a medical student had to study medicine with a regularly qualified physician for three years and attend two full courses (years) of medical lectures before he or she could receive a degree. She found a physician who was willing to take her on, and he gave her free use of his medical library. She was especially impressed with his fine manikin and skeleton. Studying a minimum of two hours a day, and continuing to work a full shift at the store, she was surprised to find how much she had learned in a year. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott had organized the first womens rights convention at Seneca Falls in 1848, and women had made various advances in the years following, but little progress had been made regarding the inequality of pay for equal work. Jane said, I worked [at the store] as many hours a day and did my work equally well as any clerk, and yet received less than half of some of the male clerks I had frequent 10 17 October 2013

controversies with the proprietors during the two years I was in their employ, trying to convince them that I ought to receive as much as a man but they couldnt see it and never did. When I left them, they (very generously as they thought) tendered me a present of $50. I replied that I would accept it not as a gift but as a portion of my wages they had hitherto refused to pay.

Our Dear Friend the Doctor

ing was crowded with an intellectual audience. Commencement speaker Professor Carroll Dunham bid farewell to the class of 15 students and welcomed them as fellow practitioners. He reminded the all-female class that having asserted they were fit to practice medicine, a college was created for them, and now the public would expect them to justify that assertion. Nothing will secure the public esteem as surely as earnestness and single-minded devotion to the profession, he said. Jane Edna Spaulding took these words to heart. That same year, Jane secured her first position as a doctor on Kelleys Island on Lake Erie in Ohio. Its economy, established by Datus and Irad Kelley in the 1830s, was based on viniculture, winemaking, quarrying, and commercial fishing. Initially, Jane lived and kept her office at the home of Captain William Samuel Webb, a Civil War veteran who had married into the Kelley family. Webb had accumulated quite a competency through merchandising and steamboating. The long road to an M.D. hadnt taken the edge off of Janes pixy-like sense of humor. One of her business cards in the local paper stated, Miss

Spaulding, homeopathic physician, cures all infirmities that flesh is heir to, except chronic laziness. Charges depending on how much she thinks she can get. She guarantees the cure will not be worse than the disease. From 1865 until 1873, Jane contented herself with caring for the islanders. A news account from February 1867 reveals that when George Elfers fell off some scaffolding, he was raced to the office of Miss J.E. Spaulding, who skillfully set the dislocated joint and bound up his other bruises without pain to the patient by successfully administering to him chloroform. In January 1872, she was dealing with an epidemic of mumps. Then, on September 27, 1873, the Islander announced, Four of our esteemed fellow citizens, Mr. and Mrs. Webb, son, and the doctor expect to start for California next Tuesday. They go for health and pleasure, and if they like the climate, country, and people, may conclude to remain there. We shall miss them socially very much, and hope they may conclude to return. The doctor, Miss Spaulding, we shall scarcely know how to get

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On November 1, 1863, the New York Medical College for Women opened its doors thanks to founder Dr. Clemence Sophia Lozier, and in March 1865, Jane Edna Spaulding of Coldwater, Michigan, graduated with a degree as a homeopathic physician and surgeon. Homeopathy was a popular and increasingly respected form of medical practice at the time mainly because the standard practice of the day often relied on ineffective, dangerous, and, at times, harmful treatments. Patients of homeopaths generally had much better outcomes. The commencement exercises were held at the Athenaeum, and the build-

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and I wish it was my first because I love it so much. I dream about it. If Pamela werent doing hair, she would be an interior designer; she personally designed her 1,100 square foot salon. The look and feel of her salon is modern, chic, fresh, and clean. The space includes a 14-foot vaulted ceiling, lots of windows, and two French doors, so tons of natural light spills in from all directions, circulating air and welcoming a breeze.The predominate color of the walls I chose is a sea grey and theyve been polished with a glaze so theyre shiny, says Pamela, explaining that the shine with other design features makes the space feel wonderfully open. Those shiny walls paired with the 12-foot by 12-foot beveled mirror wall by the Takara-Belmont adjustable shampoo bowls reflects light from the front doors and window, giving the appearance of windows everywhere. Wooden floors, white lacquer furniture, and one wall, which is papered in black with metallic drops of beads, pearls, and diamonds, and a mosaic mirrored backsplash all add successfully to her vision.

The seven stylist stations host five full-time stylists, two part-time stylists, and one manicurist in a semiprivate room.My stylists are really what make the salon buzz with positive energy and creativity. I have a great team who has between ten and over thirty years in the business. I feel grateful to have each and every one of them. They all bring something unique. Constance Kronja was the first stylist that followed me and she has a following of over thirty years. Everyone loves her and thinks of her as their sister or best friend. Nicole Goldis the sweetest, kindest stylist and has a very peaceful, humble demeanor with asolid following. Audrey Johnson is just a creative beast. She mixes her potions and comes up with great color combinations and has a loyal following. 10 17 October 2013

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Amanda Leone is a meticulous hair cutter and colorist with the sweetness of a Southern belle although not from the south. As for the part-timers, explains Pamela, Donna Kirkpatrick brings thirty plus years of experience. She is seasoned and talented, and is the firecracker of the group everyone adores. Every six weeks she travels to the East Coast where she also has a long-standing following. Carla Ross from Los Angeles trained with Jingles International in London and New York, and comes up here to service her Montecito clients once a month. Lynzi Massey, my daughter and salon manager, is a Sassoon graduate with almost ten years of experience in hair cutting, coloring, and extensions. She is a fashionista and it shows daily in her work and style. And finally, we have Bobbi Younce she is our fastidious manicuring artist, providing manicures and pedicures for men and women. She is meticulous with all aspects of her work; she has a truly refined eye, and a penchant for cleanliness that rivals mine. Pamela says she likes to keep up on styles, trends, and advanced trainings, and when asked why she is drawn to her work says, I like people. I like the feeling I get when I can help somebody, and I absolutely love it when someone leaves my chair and they feel better about themselves. Whether it be about the hair or the friendship or that they were able to relax at my shampoo bowl with a hot towel on their head for a few minutes to get away from the hustle and bustle of life. Pamela says courage, strength, and a splash of fashion sense are important to her and her work, and she wants women to feel their best, and as for the best way to do that, she simply smiles and says, Keep your head, heels, and standards high! The Hair Lounge of Montecito is located at 1807-A East Cabrillo, (805) 695-0100. Appointments can be made with Pamela online at www.schedulicity.com at any time of day. MJ

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The William Samuel Webb family and Jane Spaulding arrived in Santa Barbara in October 1873. There being no rail system, they arrived by ship and tied up at one of the two wharfs, the Chapala Street wharf constructed in 1868 by a group that included Dr. Samuel Brinkerhoff or the one-yearold deep water wharf constructed by JohnP. Stearns in 1872. (Section of 1877 Birds Eye View Map courtesy Hattie Beresford) Dr. Jane Spaulding (white dress, black belt) stands on the steps of the new hospital she will nurture through its wobbly, infant stages (photo courtesy of Santa Barbara Historical Museum)

The Occidental Hotel stood on the corner of State and Cota streets in the heart of the 1870s downtown area (courtesy Santa Barbara Historical Museum)

along without. We shall not be likely to get another physician that will for a long time earn the confidence of the community that she has in the seven years she has been with us. She will make herself popular in any country, and for this reason we shall not expect her to return.

The Webb family and Dr. Spaulding arrived in Santa Barbara on October 10, 1873 and registered at the one-

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year-old Occidental Hotel, the largest in the city. Jane and the Webbs stayed with relatives of Captain Webb on the outskirts of town, and Jane quickly acquired three patients. Due to the remote location, she hoped to acquire a horse so she could hang her shingle in town. The Webbs eventually purchased a home on De la Vina Street and the June 1874 edition of the Santa Barbara Press announced, The office of Jane E. Spaulding, M.D. has been removed from Stanleys building to residence on De la Vina Street one door from

In 1879, Dr. Spaulding set up a practice in the Pierce Block of State Street (left, as seen from roof of Occidental Hotel in the 1870s). Though Santa Barbara was growing by leaps and bounds, dusty dirt streets and board sidewalks still held sway. (Photo courtesy of Santa Barbara Historical Museum)

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corner of Ortega. In this connection we may say that Miss Spaulding has grown in favor as a homeopathic physician since her advent here, and everywhere we hear her spoken of as a lady of marked ability in her profession. In July 1874, the Daily Press reported, A boy of about 15 years of age, who works for Colonel Bond in the Montecito Valley had his arm broken a few days since by a fall from a colt which he had been riding. Jane E. Spaulding, M.D., set the injured limb, and Colonel Bond and family are enthusiastic in the praise of the skillful manner in which it was set. That same year the California State Legislature passed a Local Option law, which left it up to each community to decide whether to license saloons or not. Jane Spaulding climbed on the bandwagon promoting an end to saloons in Santa Barbara. After mass meetings and much singing of hymns, she and two other leaders in the cause presented a petition containing the names of the requisite number of legal voters, and the question was placed on the ballot. (Santa Barbarans voted to go dry and then largely ignored the new law.) Jane wrote enthusiastic letters about Santa Barbara to her friends at Kelleys Island. The longer I remain, the bet

Larned, Kansas, Interlude

ter I like it. Mrs. Webb says I like even the dust and fogs and wont admit the fleas are not the most agreeable company Well, what is the use, I came here to live and I am not going to live in a place I dont like. Now about this promised land, she continued, nothing it seems to me can be more enjoyable than this climate. True, it is a little monotonous, but then we can stand the monotony of pleasant days with better grace than that of cold, stormy ones. She reported that it only rained at night and, anticipating Lerner and Loewe by 80 years, said, by nine the morning fog has disappeared. In short, there was simply not a more congenial spot. The Webbs, missing their children, decided to leave in spring, 1875. The previous December, Jane had contracted a painful eye ailment, which she believed was the consequence of a severe cold. She was confined to a darkened room for three months, so painful was exposure to light, and it was feared she would lose the use of both eyes. One eye was completely restored but the other eye only partially. One source (unconfirmed) says that in her later years she lost the eye altogether and had a glass eye. Though her eyes were much better by spring, Jane, too, returned to Kelleys Island.

In August, 1879, Jane Spaulding returned to Santa Barbara for a very short time. She opened an office in the Pierce block (600 block) of State Street and resided at the Arlington Hotel. Eighteen-eighty found her living with her brother Trumans family in Gibson, Illinois. About 1881, the Webb family inexplicably moved to Larned, Kansas, and by 1884, Jane had joined them. Built on the route of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad in 1873, Larned was a bustling center of commerce and boasted 50 businesses by the mideighties. Captain William Webb was twice elected mayor of Larned and served as councilman for many years. Jane went into business with Dr. J. M.

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f you dropped into the Granada Theatre in the middle of the Santa Barbara Symphony program this weekend, you might think youd stumbled into a rock concert or jazz gig for just a moment. But that would just be Ted Atkatz, the former principal percussionist of the Chicago Symphony who left to concentrate on his own rock band, romping around the stage playing Christopher Rouses witty Fantasy for Percussion and Orchestra. The modern work by the Grammy- and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer is the centerpiece of a concert pair that also features Wagners epic Tannhauser Overture and Holsts popular The Planets Suite, all part of Wagner, Percussion and Space, a concert that kicks off the Symphonys season with a bang. Music Director Nir Kabaretti, now entering his eighth season at the orchestras helm, talked about the program and the new season in an interview earlier this week. Q. The new series is dubbed Season of Rediscovery. Would you elaborate please? A. A part of our mission is to put pieces of lesser-known music together with those that are well known but with a different perspective. The idea is to try to find a balance between the blockbusters and the pieces that havent had as much opportunity to be performed. So, for example, when we decided to program The Planets, I try to imagine what could speak to that. Wagners Tannhauser has the Venus theme, which is a connection. And the concerto by Rouse was inspired by Wagners Ring Cycle. So its about discovering the connections, tying things together, relating the pieces together from different points of view. Percussion is obviously prevalent in all of the works for this opening weekend. Yes, you hear piano and violin concertos all the time, but not often percussion and its great to explore. Rouses piece is very beautiful. It uses a lot of different instruments, and you get to see the percussionist running from one to another. There are technical issues of where to put everything, and its great to be able to see him (soloist Ted Atkatz) right there in front of me. It also brings up motifs and themes of the Ring, melodically, even though its only being played on tom-tom or other percussion. Its not only a rhythmic connection. 10 17 October 2013

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erb Caen, the famous (now deceased) San Francisco Chronicle columnist, wrote about American life. Public library, he wrote, Such a nice pair of words. Right up there with cellar door, back porch, spring training, and bread pudding. Mention the public library to a reader and youll likely elicit an animated response about memories of going to the library as a child. Fannie Flagg, author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Caf, did just that when she spoke recently to a group interested in the new Santa Barbara Childrens Library Project. When I was six or seven, she said, my mother took me to the Birmingham, Alabama public library to get my own library card. That little card allowed me to travel all over the world and meet all kinds of people. At the time, I never dreamed Id have eight of my own books on those shelves one day. Our library started when Miss Sarah Plummer visited Santa Barbara in 1870. She decided to settle in our small town but was dismayed there was no library. Piri Korngold Nesselrod, author of Biography of a Library, described that year in Santa Barbara: cock fights in the square in front of El Paseo. Wooden sidewalks had not yet been laid and grass grew on streets where there was little traffic. The big event of the day was the arrival of the Concord Stagecoach, passing through on its way from Los Angeles to Santa Ynez. Plummer opened a notions store, selling everything from toys to stationery, but felt Santa Barbara deserved a library. She collected 400 books from friends on the East Coast and dedicated a corner of the store to a rental library. She soon married and sold her books to the Odd Fellows. They donated 2,000 more books from their collection and gave the package, including space in their building, to the City for a community library. They were probably following the lead of Andrew Carnegie, who was starting libraries across the country. Over the years, the City hired librarians and moved locations twice before building the current library at Anapamu and Anacapa streets in 1917. The 1925 earthquake took down one wall, but much was salvageable. They reopened a year later. In all incarnations, the library set aside a corner for children. My mother took us nearly every week to the library. I remember believing the Anapamu main entrance to be the most beautiful door in world. Its ornate carvings above the lintel

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included the State of California seal with portraits of Aristotle and Socrates on each side. My own card took me inside to the childrens section while Mom disappeared into the stacks for her book selections. Those memories echoed in my head three weeks ago when second grader Taj Paszkeicz told the group of supporters, I like the library because its quiet and I get to read books. San Marcos High School ninth grader Diego Almanza followed up with his experience: At school I didnt hang out with kids who like books, but I could come here and read. The librarians helped me find good books. I dont know where Id be without our library, probably at home playing video games. Diego now volunteers at the library to fulfill his high school graduating requirement of community service hours. Since 1980, the library has housed the childrens area in a nearly windowless corner, shadowy in sunshine and dark gray on gloomier days. Even back then, the 1,500 square feet was never enough to serve Santa Barbaras children and families. Over the years, the space has grown more cramped and unpleasant. Meanwhile, the downstairs area that once housed newspapers, magazines, and files has remained closed due to cutbacks. The idea to create a childrens space there has been tossed around for several years. The new childrens library will occupy 6,000 square feet with good window access looking out to the courthouse. Children and families will have ample room to enjoy performances in the storytelling pit and window seats along the wall for kids to curl up with a book on their own. Under the leadership of Library Director Irene Macias, the library and Friends of the Library have searched three years for ways to make private funding and grants available to pay for the project. When Peter MacDougall and Jim Jackson, who grew up using the Montecito branch, agreed to be cochairs for the Santa Barbara Childrens Library, the project took on energetic life and is now underway. The total campaign cost is estimated at $5,624,000, which includes a $2 million endowment for programs and sustainability. So far, $1.6 million has been committed. Since kids who read statistically do better in school, are more likely to stay away from drugs, and lead healthier lives, this investment in Santa Barbaras future is more than worthwhile. Go to www.SBChildrensLibrary. org for more information and ways to become involved.  MJ

by Susan Gulbransen 
Arlington, Texas used a SWAT team to raid an organic farm recently, they took the opportunity to try out a new crime-fighting weapon: vegetable-sniffing dogs. Officers of the Arlington Police Department seized 17 blackberry bushes, 15 okra plants, 14 tomatillo plants, and sunflowers (Im not making this up). Why should a raid on an organic farm in Arlington, Texas concern me or the citizens of Montecito? Ill tell you why: because I happen to believe were all citizens of the world and I couldnt come up with anything else for a column topic. Police also confiscated native grasses during the raid, but, according to the newspaper article, they were hoping to find grasses of the non-native, illegal type. The SWAT assault followed complaints from neighbors that the farm might be cultivating merryjoo-wanna. If I lived in Arlington, Id be a little concerned about at least two things: one, that the local police cant tell the difference between marijuana and tomatillos, and two, that blackberries, sunflowers, and okra are apparently illegal in Texas. I must confess, I smoked a little okra back in the 70s, but I didnt inhale. It didnt get me high, but it did leave an aftertaste similar to vegetarian gumbo. According to the property owner, Shellie Smith, the farm residents were held at gunpoint and the entire raid took about ten hours, the same length of time as an average Major League Baseball game. Police didnt waste the trip; they arrested farm resident Quinn Eaker for an outstanding traffic violation. Let me guess: driving while under the influence of pumpkin seeds? Local officials had recently cited the Garden of Eden farm for nudity, the illicit eating of forbidden fruit, and concealing a big serpent (okay, that parts made up). But seriously, they did cite the farm for code violations that included grass that was too high, bushes growing too close to the street, and a couch and piano in the yard. That sounds like what we locals call Isla Vista. Shellie Smith said that the police didnt produce a warrant until two hours after the raid began, that the officers were standoffish, and they covered their nametags. I cant say that I blame them. First of all, I imagine the overpowering aroma of patchouli made the officers keep their distance, and secondly, if I was a big, bad SWAT team member sent on a sunflowerokra-tomatillo bust, I dont think Id want to be identified either. 

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This incident isnt an isolated case of police taking extreme measures to combat crimes that are less than SWATworthy. SWAT teams have in the past few years raided a bar in Virginia for a regulatory alcohol inspection, assaulted another for underage drinking in Connecticut, invaded an Amish farm that might have been selling unpasteurized milk, and raided bar-

I smoked a little okra back in the 70s. It didnt get me high, but it did leave an aftertaste similar to vegetarian gumbo.
bershops in Florida for license inspections. If like me and The Donald youve ever received a particularly bad haircut, the latter doesnt seem all that excessive. If this trend continues, they might have to change the acronym SWAT (Special Weapons And Tactics) to WBSLTTTOAGKSH (Were Bored So Lets Take The Tank Out And Go Kick Some Hiney). Admittedly, WBSLTTTOAGKSH would be a bit harder to say and spell (unless youre of Eastern European descent), but it might be more accurate. Keeping in stride with this recent law enforcement overkill movement, its been rumored that our local SWAT team is utilizing all its resources to go after Santa Barbara life coaches who dont actually have a life. Ive also heard through MGAG (Montecito Grapevine And Gossip) that the FBI has been citing Butterfly beachgoers for building sand castles without a permit, and that the CIA is investigating parents who send their children to Montecito Union School without an iPhone 5. Lastly, heres another reason why we should be concerned about what happens at a little farm 1,500 miles away: If the Arlington Police Department ever gets their hands on a drone or two, native grasses and sunflowers will be in peril everywhere even in Montecito. MJ 10 17 October 2013

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Dr. Jane Spaulding, seated, with the nursing students and staff and their supervisor, Miss Mac Gregor, on the porch of Cottage Hospital circa 1896 (courtesy Cottage Health System) Jane Spaulding (second from left) in Dr. Sidebothams operating room circa 1900 (courtesy Santa Barbara Historical Museum)

Cummins and had her office at his home, site of todays Jordaan (once Cummins) Library. Jane maintained correspondence with her friends in Kelleys Island, and the Islander in 1885 reported, The many friends of Miss J.E. Spaulding (who was our practicing physician a few years since) will be pleased to learn that she is half owner and proprietor of a drug store in Larned, Kansas. She reports business good and that Larned has doubled in population in the past year. In 1892, Jane received a letter from Mary Ashley, one of the founders and president of the Board of Directors of the new Cottage Hospital, which had opened for business on December 8, 1891. The Board, which had tried to supervise the running of the hospital, realized they needed an on-call physician and professional to act as superintendent. Mary offered Jane a princely sum of $75 a month plus room and board at the hospital if she would take the position. Jane, now in her 60th year, accepted.

Jane arrived in the fall of 1892 and set to work. Cottage Hospital was not on solid financial footing, and the general economy was experiencing a depression as a consequence of the failed land boom of 1887. The hospital relied on annual donation day in December and financial support for free beds by several organizations in town. The woman who had demanded equal pay for equal work voluntarily reduced her salary to reduce the debt. Also looming on the horizon were reports that Dr. Richard Hall was planning to open his own private hospital, which would create competition for Cottage. In her annual report for the year ending in 1894, Jane reported that the hospital had served 157 patients of which 10 died. Proving that age hadnt dulled her wit, she stated wryly, Of the deaths, all were in the last stages of disease when admitted. While the records of the Hospital would make a better showing if such cases were not received, the purposes for which it was established would not be carried 10 17 October 2013

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out were they refused admission. In December the Morning Press published Mary Ashleys announcement that despite the most economical of plans, under the judicious management of Dr. J.E. Spalding [sic] and the board of lady directors, it has been impossible to make ends meet. We now appeal to the citizens and friends of this good work to contribute to the liquidation of this debt. Then in 1895, Dr. Richard Hall, having rethought plans to establish his own hospital, set up a surgery at Cottage Hospital. His presence increased business and income. Dr. Spaulding reported, The Hospital was never in a more prosperous condition than at present. For the first time in its history, the balance at the close of the year is on the credit side of the ledger. Still, the surplus is not so large as to tempt the Treasurer to abscond, or the Superintendent to embezzle. In 1896, business was on solid footing until Dr. Hall suddenly died, and the hospital was forced to take austerity measures for 1897. According to Walker Tompkins, Jane took no salary that year, and the nursing program was suspended for a year. Jane reported that no patients were admitted who didnt pay in advance or had a responsible person vouch for them. Doctors have been known to pay office rent and support families on air, she wrote, but hospitals are not maintained in that ethereal manner. Promises to pay do not settle grocers bills. The surplus in the treasury for 1897 was 51 cents. The statewide depression had eased significantly by 1898 and the hospital was on its way to becoming selfsustaining. By 1909, it was clear that Cottage needed a larger, more modern hospital. Mrs. C.C. Park gave voice to the idea and a capital campaign was initiated. Jane was an ardent supporter of the cause and wished for nothing more than to see it completed. In 1911, Dr. Jane E. Spaulding retired due to the increasingly debilitating effects of arteriosclerosis, though she continued to live at the hospital. On July 31, 1913, the new hospital, of imposing proportions and pleasing design hosted a formal opening. Jane

Dr. Jane Spaulding arrived in Santa Barbara in 1873 and stayed at the Occidental Hotel (16). She opened an office in the Stanley Building until moving her practice to a residence (probably Webbs) on De la Vina Street. It seems possible that this home was in the Brinkerhoff block (A). Having left in 1875/76, she returned in 1879 for a short time and established a practice in the Pierce Block of State Street (B). (1877 Birds Eye View map courtesy Hattie Beresford)

was the guest of honor at the tea reception and the first patient admitted to the new hospital. Twenty-one days later, Dr. Jane Edna Spaulding died. The annual report for that year says, By many and varied services she manifested her attachment to the hospital and her belief in its behalf. She was a woman of strict honor and integrity, and united to an iron perseverance that overcame all discouragements [was] a tenderness of heart that showed itself to those who came in close contact with her. Janes early friends feared she would lose her respectability by becoming a doctor, but she found the courage to throw off that yoke. When we wish to do a thing, she once wrote, instead of asking our neighbors if it is respectable, let us first ask ourselves if it is right. For if it be right, we can very easily make it respectable. The amazing Jane Edna Spaulding embodied the very essence of respectability.

(Most of the information on Janes time on Kelleys Island comes from Leslie Korenko, whose research into the history of the Islands pioneers has spawned several books and collected hundreds of early photographs. She was an invaluable mine of information and is much appreciated. Her website is www.kelleysislandstory.com. Other sources include U.S. and Kansas Census; contemporary articles in the local papers; Santa Barbara city directories, contemporary New York Times articles; Ancestry.com; Thompson and West p 171; www.homeoint.org/ cazalet/histo/newyork.htm; Kansas State Historical Society website; Santa Fe Trails Research Library; Cottage Hospital annual reports. Special thanks also to Debbie Gore of the Jordaan Library in Larned, Kansas; to Pam Hawes of the Historical Association of Lewiston, New York; and to Glenn Dubock, CHS Media Services Coordinator, and Ron Werft, President and CEO of Cottage Health System.)  MJ

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The Association board agreed to continue to explore the idea of longterm lease options for 1469 East Valley Road, the property in which Community Hall and Montecito Library are located. The Association has been looking for options to expand the archive room, in conjunction with Montecito Historical Archives, a nonprofit formed to honor Montecito historian David Myrick and his extensive collections of Montecito memorabilia. One idea is to build a basement at Community Hall, essentially doubling the size of the building. President Dave Kent has been in talks with the County, which owns the property, about the idea, and about possibly acquiring a long-term lease in order to make the renovations to the building. Board member Tom Bollay estimates the cost of the renovations to be roughly $1.2 million, which would need to be funded by community donations. We will continue exploring the idea; this is very preliminary, Kent said. The next Montecito Association Board Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 12, at 4 pm. 

Last Tuesday, October 1, a new specialty home and lifestyle shop opened its doors in Montecito Country Mart, next door to Roris Creamery. The store, Mate Gallery New York, is owned by Ron Brand and Matt Albiani, who say they hope to bring a little East Coast style to Montecito. California is known for its own beachy vibe, but this is a little different, Albiani said about the offerings of his new store, which also serves as a gallery for his beach-themed photographs. Mate Gallery has been carefully curated, and features vintage pieces, photographs, oil paintings, and more, all sourced from either east coast vendors or estate sales from around the world. The collection includes vintage books, tabletop accessories, ocean paraphernalia, tapestries, and some new items, including a skin care line by Ursa Major, and Sea Bags, reusable bags recycled from old sails. Montecito has nothing like Mate Gallery, so we thought it would be the perfect place to open the shop, said Brand. The store is the brainchild of the two men; Albiani, a New York-based fashion photographer, and Brand, a Santa Barbara-based Sothebys realtor, collaborated to find the perfect location. Albiani has spent several years as a popular vendor on One Kings Lane, an online marketplace specializing in vintage dcor and designer accessories. It all stemmed from there,

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A&L Off to Good Start After just one year of fundraising, UCSB Arts & Lectures is more than halfway to its goal of $20 million in its five-year capital campaign, Miller McCune executive director Celesta Billeci revealed as the popular series kicked off its 54th anniversary season with multi Emmy and Golden Globe winner Alan Alda entertaining a sold-out crowd at the Granada with Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself. Alda, 77, who made his mark as Hawkeye Pierce on the long running TV series M*A*S*H from 1972 to 1983, recounted his 40-year career, starting with his near death experience from an internal blockage on a mountain top in Chile to his interest in science collaborating on PBSs Scientific America Frontiers and creating the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University in New York. After a question and answer session on stage, the affable actor and many of the series top donors, including Sara Miller McCune, Robert and Gretchen Lieff, Robert Weinman, Lynda Weinman, Bruce Heavin, and Dan and Meg Burnham, adjourned to the McCune Founders Room for dinner. Just 24 hours later many of the same audience were back at the theater for

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the Alonzo King LINES Ballet from San Francisco, founded by the former Santa Barbara High graduate in 1982. The 11-strong contemporary troupe performed two entertaining pieces, a new work Meyer with interesting use of real water spouts at the back of the stage, and a 2011 16-part work Resin, which moved from intimate duets to the barely visible foot work of a quartet of dancers exploring the possibilities of the vast and diverse field of Sephardic music. A delightful kickoff of another varied and exciting season... Longer Length for Lutah The forthcoming documentary on Lutah Maria Riggs, the first licensed female architect in Santa Barbara, has been super sized! Originally set to be a half-hour-long work for entry in next years Santa Barbara International Film Festival, award winning documentary filmmaker Kum-Kum Bhavnani tells me it will now be an hour long, given all the access they have been given to properties designed by Riggs, as well as memorabilia that has come to hand. It really is an absolute treasure trove that deserves to be seen, she told members of the Lutah Maria Riggs Society at a bash held at Los Suenos, the George Washington Smith estate of Robert and Gretchen Lieff.

Gretchen Lieff (seated), Erin Graffy, Leslie Bhutani and Kum-Kum Bhavnani at the Lutah Maria Riggs Society bash (photo by Priscilla)

We are now starting the editing process of thirty to forty hours of footage. Among those hearing the good news and watching a slide show display staged by Erin Graffy were Bob Easton, Hilary Burkemper, Deborah Schwartz, Maxi Decker, Nancy Gifford, Kimberly Philips, Rose Thomas and Daisy Webber... A Formal Affaire A positive wave of nearly 600 art enthusiasts turned out for the Arts Funds 30th anniversary A Formal Affaire: Art-Making in Black and White featuring the large scale works

of Rick Aber, Tony Askew, Austin Danson, Joan Rosenberg-Dent and Peggy Ferris. The show, co-curated by executive director Catherine Gee and Nancy Gifford, was co-chaired by Gene Sinser and Patty DeDominic, while mayor Helene Schneider presented an award to the Fund for three decades of service to the artists of Santa Barbara County. She also presented plaques to Joanne Holderman and Shirley Dettmann, two of the original founders. Many sponsors turned out for the boffo bash, including Robert and Christine Emmons, Lee Luria, Chris Lancashire, Michael Gifford, Susan Rose and Allan Ghitterman, and Sonny and Carolyn Castagnola. Others among the artistic throng included David and Pam Grossman, Dwight Coffin, David and Anne Gersh, Ron Gallo, Bilo Zarif, Steve and Caroline Thompson, Kerrie Kilpatrick-Weinberg, Gwen Stauffer, Tani Conrad, Robyn Geddes, Perie Longo and Eric and Nina Phillips... Surfin Safari The surf was most definitely up when the Rescue Mission hosted its annual fundraiser at Rancho Dos Pueblos honoring Santa Barbara County District Attorney, Joyce Dudley with the Leni Fe Bland Award. Surf boards abounded, Beach Boys music blasted and the Ukulele Lulus, members of the Assistance League of SB, strummed away at the 12th annual

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Jill McRae-Hyers, board president. KEYTs ubiquitous reporter John Palminteri was master of ceremonies keeping the guests, including Joyce Dudley, Mireille Noone, Barry and Jelinda DeVorzon, Carolyn Amory, Robyn Geddes, Nina Terzian, Gordon Guy, and Kim and Tammy Hughes, highly amused... Sand Snakes Victory One of Montecitos more popular watering holes, Caf Del Sol, held its third annual volleyball tournament at East Beach with The Sand Snakes and The Defenders pounding the hot sand. Both teams were at level pegging for much of the energized competition until the Snakes, captained by Jim

the State Street Ballet hosted a Behind the Scenes gala honoring Morrie and Irma Jurkowitz at the Biltmore. We just had two sold out performances in Santa Monica and also performed on the East Coast and in Colorado and the North West, says founder and director Rodney Gustafson. We are really ramping it up! Entertainment included dance vignettes from Mikhail Fokines The Swan and William Soleaus An American Tango, while a fashion show featured costumes designed by Christina Giannini. The ubiquitous Andrew Firestone

State Street launches its new season on October 26 with Taming of the Shrew at the Granada... Celebrating Seabaugh Tecolote, the lively literary lair in the Upper Village, suffered major social gridlock when Santa Barbara psychologist Michael Seabaugh launched his first novel, The Cure for Love, described as an intense psychological dissection of the subject. I was compelled to write this book as a way of more honorably exploring the conundrums of love that have plagued so many of my patients over the years, says Michael. There is an intoxication that comes from the Hollywood version of love and then there is the reductive version that comes from your typical self-help book. We havent been necessarily well served by these models, nor perhaps from the models we had in our own families of origin. Ive attempted to address the subject of adult relationships and its complexities, not by romanticizing them or reducing them to bullet points, but by expanding the dialogue. Ive attempted to do this in the context of a hopefully compelling story. Michael, who is also a journalist writing for a number of magazines and other publications, is now working on a new novel called Gwendolyn and Eddie, about a Midwestern couple who end up with a Capuchin monkey, won in a poker game, in their home. Guests at the launch party included mayor Helene Schneider, Wendy Foster, Salud Carbajal, Carrie Towbes, Jennifer Freed, Rendy Freeman, Paul Guido, Thom and Gail Steinbeck, and Rob and Judy Egenolf... Nicely Done It was quite a menu when Opera Santa Barbara staged American composer Lee Hoibys short work Bon Appetit! based on TV culinary whiz Julia Child, who spent her final years in our Eden by the Beach. The show, at the Center Stage Theater,centered around the flamboyant making of a French chocolate cake during one of the TV programs with mezzo-soprano Susan Nicely living up to her surname in the role, originally played in 1989 by actress Jean Stapleton at Washingtons Kennedy Center. Margaret Halbig accompanied on the piano while another mezzo-soprano, Tate Ericson, played the harried stage manager. At the end of the operetta, Nicely sang a selection of works with Gershwins Our Love Is Here to Stay, Oscar Hammersteins The King and I and Leonard Bernsteins Candide. Opera SBs 20th anniversary season kicks off on in grand style November 10 17 October 2013

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Alessandro Cartumini, was churning out exotic culinary fare, part of a two month tour of the western U.S. covering eight destinations in California, New Mexico and Arizona, driving more than 1,000 miles. We are showcasing our chefs talents and keeping up with food trends, says Alessandro, dealing with an extremely long line of customers eager to check out the five-star food at considerably less than five-star prices. Around the corner on East Canon Perdido father and son, Bob and Clay Lovejoy, opened the Pickle Room, next door to their popular Three Pickles Deli, and formerly the home for 59 years of the legendary Jimmys Oriental Gardens. We want to honor our neighborhoods heritage and have totally restored the iconic red bar, with a decor of red, black and gold, says Bob, who has also hired longtime bartender Willy Gilbert, who worked at Jimmys for more than 25 years. Among those checking out the new joint were mayor Helene Schneider, Dan Murphy, Mike and Terri Imwalle, Brian and Jan Escalera, and Jesse Aldana...

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didnt work in the Arlington. And you can exaggerate those areas. And if we havent played something in years, which is how things are when you only have one program a month, it has a fresh approach anyway. What are you most looking forward to this year? There are a lot of highlights, but personally, Noam Sheriffs Akeda (The Sacrifice of Isaac) is by my teacher who I just saw again this summer, so its certainly an emotional moment for me to bring his music to town. And I think our collaboration with Hlne Grimaud, who is one of the worlds leading soloists, is something we will remember for a long time. And I do think doing the modern stuff will also stick around in our minds for a while. The Santa Barbara Symphonys concerts at the Granada Theatre take place 8pm Saturday and 2pm Sunday, October 12 and 13. Tickets cost $35$130. Call 899-2222 or visit www. granadasb.org. For season tickets, call 898-9386 or visit www.thesymphony. org.

repertory work Sand Into Glass, choreographed by company founder Devyn Duex that originally premiered as a six-minute piece and has evolved into a six-section story line. Duex talked about the performances over the telephone earlier this week. Q. How did you hook up with Brooklyn Hughes? A. Its a pivotal year for us. Wed done everything organically before, just by word of mouth. But we had our first formal audition process this year thirteen people came out for dance positions. And we did the same thing for choreographers, using a submission process. When we met up with Brooklyn, it was clear that she was a good fit. What can you tell me about her piece? The initial idea was that she was very inspired by trees the history, mythology, and stories that have been told. There are so many interesting places you can take it. There are seven sections, and the piece has evolved into a storyline of unconditional support and love that trees and nature give us. But you can also draw your own stories from the work. She has a very specific line in her mind, but there are the broader aspects that every viewer can take from it... Brooklyn really used our platform well, because were highly collaborative, and the dancers get a lot of input, lots of back and forth and sharing. Its also highly technical, like a fairytale come to life. Theres lots of color, with big beautiful elaborate headpieces that the three tree characters wear. All of the elements make it into a beautiful and hopeful story. Her technique comes from a strong ballet background, so theres contemporary ballet influence, which is new to our company, and warmly welcomed. Its great to push and be challenged. We want to have a rich repertory when we look through our works. Its the first piece where weve had our new dancers, including two who just graduated from UCSB, and its a very deep pool of talent with lots of experience. Were excited with this project. Its a longer new work, and weve put a lot of heart and soul into it.

I notice, of course, that theres also a full complement of Mozart, Beethoven, and lots of other classical favorites, including the William Tell Overture. Is the programming getting more conservative? I dont think thats entirely accurate, as there are lots of works by living composers and other pieces that arent played that often as we do try to bring to the table pieces that are less known... But we need our audience to survive. You cant go against the taste of what people want. We can lead them to discovering and exploring pieces that are new to them, but you cant do that for a whole concert. We have to be very careful. This is Santa Barbara, not Berlin or Munich, where there are four to five million people where a lot of people would be interested in avant-garde music. In fact, its remarkable that we are able to have two concerts repeating the program. You have to respect what they want. So we will do Tchaikovsky and Brahms, and balance them with pieces that are worthy of hearing. But we cant not try to please our audience at all and lose our base. How do you make the classics fresh and new? Ideally, when you revive the pieces, you have to respect the tradition but look for ways to make it personal. You know how Mahler or Brahms should be played, after hearing them over the last 100 to 150 years. We know the recordings, and what the composer wanted. But with that in mind, every one has his own language, every conductor should look for how to make it personal without changing the notes, or the dynamics to the point where its not recognizable. But there is a certain freedom in tempo, slower or faster with modern orchestras, who can play that way. And you shape it in a way where it sounds natural in your hall. The Granada enables us to do things like playing very soft which

Whats new with Sand Into Glass? Its been a work in progress over many years, and its taken on a powerful place. This season, having the three new dancers has given it different life. Weve taken a couple of moments, particularly in the first section, and expanded them more, built then out and given more depth. If youve seen it before, youll recognize it, but there will be new parts that will capture you. And we think its even more powerful than it was before. The company doesnt have any male dancers. How does that play out? You know, its hard to find them in town, because the professionals are with other bigger companies or theyre out of town. But its a neat experience to have all women because you have that challenge of creating the relationships on stage. You cant go to the easy male-female duo and already have a storyline in place. You have to make it happen with the dance. Nebula Dance Lab presents Floodlit & Fallen at 8pm Thursday through Saturday, October 10-13, 2pm Sunday, at Center Stage Theater, upstairs in Paseo Nuevo Mall. Tickets cost $18 general, $13 students. Call 963-0408 or visit www. centerstagetheater.org.

Nebula Dance Labs Floodlit & Fallen

Dance performances come in all shapes and sizes. On the one hand, this week brings in a big behemoth of a company, in Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane, who have garnered just about every possible award and recognition and lured large audiences over its 30-plus year existence (see Events Calendar for details). On the other end of the spectrum are companies like Nebula Dance Lab, a fledgling Santa Barbara outfit that put on its first performances less than two years ago, and whose basic local performance season consists of one weekend in October. But Nebula is still a very ambitious outfit, and this weekends presentation includes both a 40-minute long world premiere plus a re-worked, updated version of its signature piece from previous shows. Floodlit & Fallen features a new work by Brooklyn Hughes, her first choreography since the former SB resident (once associated with State Street Ballet) returned to town. The show also reprises the

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San Francisco has Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, perhaps the biggest weekend in folk-country-bluegrass circles in the entire country all year, filled as it is with sets from scores of the most important, influential and popular bands and singer-songwriters in the land. Here in Santa Barbara, weve got the Old-Time Fiddlers Convention and Festival, which also takes place in a park-like setting, albeit the grounds at the Stow House in Goleta are just a wee bit smaller than Golden Gate Park. But there is one thing the two events have in common, at least this year. That would be the Brothers Comatose Alex (banjo and vocals) and Ben Morrison (guitar and vocals), who hail from San Francisco, are making the trip south to headline at the

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On behalf of the entire Santa Barbara Guitar Bar team, wed like to thank everyone who came out to celebrate our grand opening! Thank you for your support! For those of you who we missed, we hope youll come and visit us soon! Until then... we hope youll follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/ SBGuitarBar) and tune in for great things to come. Jamie Faletti Owner Santa Barbara Guitar Bar

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Guitar Bar owner Jamie Falettis grand opening blowout featured music by an array of talented individuals playing mostly acoustically, pizza from the Lucky Penny across the parking lot, wine from (aargh, we dont remember the winery!) and a jam-packed showroom filled with Santa Barbaras and Montecitos best and most musically inclined

Mailed ballots will hit your mailboxes this week!You can really help the three conservative Santa Barbara City Council candidates in the upcoming November election by putting up a yard sign or immediately walking precincts. The following e-mail addresses will put you in contact with each candidate. If nothing else, we need to wallpaper Santa Barbara with yard signs in order to retain even a semblance of sanity with future Council commitments and expenditures.Please do your utmost to help! Frank Hotchkiss: frank@hotch kiss2013.com Jason Nelson: sbneedsleaders@ gmail.com Lesley Wiscomb: swiscomb@cox. net Jan Evans Santa Barbara

time with her children, grandchildren, or great grandchildren, she was busy watching polo. She was a member of the Santa Barbara Polo and Racquet Club for over 60 years andwas a true polo fan that didnt miss any of the Sunday action.During the week, she would walk up to the tennis clubhouse from her condo and sit with her Club family and discuss the polo games from prior weeks. Bibi was a remarkable and generouswoman who lived each day to the fullest.She will always be remembered for her energy, smile, and enthusiasm that would brighten up every room. Bibis funeral will be on Friday, October 11 at 11 am at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church located at 1300 East Valley Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93108. Bibi willforever be greatly missed. Ariana Nobel General Manager Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club

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It is with great sadness and an extremely heavy heart that I inform you of the passing of Bibi Fairbanks.Bibi was the mother of Margarita Lande (mother-in-law to Chuck Lande), Miguel, Carlos, Putnam, and Alden Fairbanks. When Bibi wasnt spending

Thank you for printing my two letters in your publication (Letters to the Editor, Montecitos Archives & High Culture Once Thrived Here, MJ #19/17 & 19/33). Your generosity is much appreciated. In fact, your generosity is almost enough to forgive you for bringing New Jersey culture here 14 years ago. Snarkfully and Respectfully yours, Tom Kress Montecito (Editors note: New Jersey culture? I arrived in Montecito 28 years ago; the Journal is going into its 19th year and I lived in New Jersey for all of two years. As a dyed-in-the-cotton New Yawker for many years, the idea of having developed any kind of New Jersey culture is unlikely, but thanks for the backhanded compliment, I guess. J.B.) MJ

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said Albiani, who has been known to scour estate sales from Cape Cod to Scotland. I felt like it was the right time to open a store to feature my finds, and Ron was able to find us this perfect location, he said. The store joins other specialty stores in the Mart, owned by James Rosenfield, and located next to Vons on Coast Village Road. Montecito Country Mart is home to Calypso St. Barth, Space N.K., Toy Crazy, Malia Mills, One Hour Martinizing, Montecito Barbers, Xanadu Bakery, Little Alexs, Panino, Montecito Natural Foods, James Perse, Roris Artisanal Creamery, Pressed Juicery, Intermix, Read N Post, and pet store George. There are still two empty spaces next to Mate Gallery New York, and a corner space once slated to be a restaurant is still for lease. For more information, visit www. mategallery.com, or call 895-MATE.

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Curious Cup Bookstore and Carpinteria Toy Company owners Kiona Gross and Sarah Hinton have joined forces and locations

Monica Vidger-Trent joins Friendship Centers Board of Directors

Last week, Friendship Center announced Monica Vidger-Trent has joined the Centers Board of Directors. Monica, whose mother suffered from dementia, says she benefitted greatly from Friendship Centers program-

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ming and caregiver respite, and is looking forward to serving the nonprofit organization. Monica is a Vice President and Trust Officer for Union Bank; in her spare time, she enjoys attending dog shows and showing her own pug dogs. In addition, new Board officers have been named for the coming year. Dana VanderMey has been named Vice President, Karolyn Hanna was chosen as Secretary, and Sue Adams has been named Member at Large. Friendship Center provides professional, compassionate, and affordable day services for aging and dependent adults with Alzheimers and

other cognitive impairments at two locations, Montecito and Goleta. Transportation, hot meals, and a lively program of activities are included in the programming, as well as respite care for caregivers. For more information, call 969-0859 and speak to Kristen (Kai) Hoye, Family Services Director, or visit www.friendshipcentersb.org.

Curious Cup Merges with Carpinteria Toy Co.

Curious Cup Bookstore, which has hosted dozens of book signings by Santa Barbara and Montecito authors, has announced its merging with Carpinteria Toy Company. The two independent companies announced the merger as a way to both stay in business while cutting down costs. To celebrate the merger, Curious Cup Bookstore and Carpinteria Toy Co. will host events throughout the month of November. The month-long celebration will include live entertainment, book signings, story times, author readings, game demonstrations, glitter tattoos, crafts, and face painting. Curious Cup will continue to sell board books, picture books, beginning chapter books, local authors, travel books, series books, cards, journals, unique gifts, Spanish books, and

books for young adults as well as a limited selection of adult fiction. Special book orders are welcome and author events will continue. Carpinteria Toy Company will continue to carry a wide variety of toys: LEGO, art, puzzles, science, beach, Hot Wheels, Melissa and Doug, craft kits, garden toys, baby, games, ride on toys, dress up, dolls, educational hands on learning toys, and also hopes to begin offering regular craft play days. The merger happens on October 15, when both stores will move into 5285 Carpinteria Avenue, the current home of Carpinteria Toy Company. Well continue to post the stores events in the MJs This Week In and Around Montecito section. For more info, call 220-6608.

Corrections & Omissions

In last weeks edition, we mistakenly told readers that Toy Crazy in Montecito Country Mart hosts Allowance Day the first Saturday of the month. In fact, the specialty toy store hosts the event, in which kids who use their allowance for their purchase can receive a 15% discount, the first Sunday of every month. The next Allowance Day is scheduled for Sunday, November 3. For more information, call 565-7696.  MJ

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Lovely Works by Lackner More than 30 works by UCSB graduate Julika Lackner are on display at the Alex Mertens Gallery on Coast Village Road through November 7. Julika is undoubtedly our best selling local artist and she is currently talking to a gallery in Zurich, Switzerland, which Im sure will garner her international acclaim, says Alex, whose artistic hotspot is celebrating its sixth anniversary. We deal with some three hundred artists and she is at the top! We initially saw some of her work on display at a sushi restaurant in L.A. and brought four of her works here, selling two. Since then weve sold a dozen of them. Food for the launch bash was from Zabars, the famed gourmet and kosher food store on New Yorks Upper Westside. Theres nothing to beat it, laughs Alex. We had it flown in overnight. Breaking News It didnt take long for my world exclusive on Oprah Winfreys household goods auction at the Santa Barbara Polo Club on November 2 to get picked up. The Hollywood Reporter lost no time putting the news on its website, followed by the New York Posts popular Page Six column, where it was picked up by ABCs Good Morning America as well as Shirin Rajaee at local affiliate KEYT. It was even mentioned in Londons Daily Mail, one of the biggest circulation newspapers in the U.K. But, as usual, you read it here first... Rest in Peace On a personal note, I mark the loss of Bibi Fairbanks, who was a member of the Santa Barbara Polo Club for more than 60 years. Charming and dignified, Bibi, the 10 17 October 2013

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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE No. 1416619. To all interested parties: Petitioner Ellen Roberts filed a petition with Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara, for a decree changing names from Ellen Patricia Roberts to Ellyn Patricia Roberts and from Akryssa Lynn Brackett to Akryssa Lynn Roberts. The Court orders that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described about must file a written objection that included the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. Filed September 24, 2013, by Narzralli Baksh, Deputy Clerk. Hearing date: October 30, 2013 at 9:30 am in Dept. 6, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Published 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23.

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE No. 1418308. To all interested parties: Petitioners Jason Heyman and Matthew Fratus filed a petition with Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara, for a decree changing name of child from Violet Isabelle Fratus to Violet Isabelle HeymanFratus. The Court orders that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described about must file a written objection that included the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. Filed September 23, 2013, by Narzralli Baksh, Deputy Clerk. Hearing date: October 30, 2013 at 9:30 am in Dept. 6, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Published 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23.

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The Brothers Comatose headline the Old-Time Fiddlers Convention and Festival this Sunday, October 13, at Rancho La Patera & Stow House

42nd Annual Old-Time Fiddlers Convention and Festival this Sunday afternoon, October 13. And in a lot of ways, the band encapsulates what the event is all about, even as it has transformed for a purely amateur gathering filled with competitions and lots of jamming to a more full-fledged festival with a nonstop lineup of performers. The Brothers Comatose grew up in a house that was known for its music parties, a gathering place where everyone would bring an instrument, call out tunes, call out changes, and just play for hours, says bassist Gio Benedetti, who grew up with the brothers, in a statement. I learned more in that living room than in any class I ever took. Now joined by Philip Brezina (fiddle) and Ryan Avellone (mandolin), the string quintet has kept that party atmosphere going even if it generates from the stage. Also on the performance roster for this years Fiddle Fest are Rafe & Clelia Stefanini, a father-daughter duo who favor fiddle duets, banjo tunes, songs, and ballads; Sausage Grinder, a Los Angeles-based all-natural hillbilly and country blues band; Stuart Mason and Gary Arcemont, who play a variety of old-time country music on fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandola, and mandolin who also play together as part of the Old-Time Fiddle and Banjo Show based in San Luis Obispo; Sam n Ash, a Venturabased folk duo who play mostly original material on accordion and mandolin; SBs own Honeysuckle Possums, who have expanded the core singersongwriter trio into an Appalachian music-loving quintet named after the worlds smallest marsupial; and Hay Dudes, which brings together Kenny Blackwell, Mike Mullins, and Wally Barnick, three of the finest musicians from the Central and South Coasts 10 17 October 2013

(the latter two comprise two-thirds of the Cache Valley Drifters, too), who will appear with special guest fiddle master Dennis Caplinger. But heres one thing that decidedly sets the Old-Time Fiddlers Convention and Festival apart from Hardly Strictly Bluegrass and its ilk: wed venture to wager that all of the artists, virtually every last one of them, will do a little free form jamming either before or after their own stage sets which for some of these folks is at least half the reason they book these gigs anyway. Theres nothing like hearing acoustic music truly acoustically i.e. with no amplification at all. So partake of the performances, cruise by the competitions, and wallow in the workshops to your hearts delight, but dont miss the impromptu jam sessions that pop up all over the grounds, perhaps the grassroots heart of the fiddle fest. The 2013 Old-Time Fiddlers Convention and Festival takes place 10am-5pm Sunday, October 13 at Rancho La Patera & Stow House, 304 N. Los Carneros Road, Goleta. Admission costs $20 general, $15 seniors/students, free 17 and under. Call 450-2243 or visit www.fiddlersconvention.org. MJ

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EVENTS
by Steven Libowitz

Thursday, October 10 UCSB Music season begins The programs and presentations from the university department at the Isla Vista campus might be one of the best-kept secrets in the arts world in town or at least one of the most affordable. The new academic season gets underway tonight with a lecture by composer Yann Orlarey called An Overview of FAUST, about the software (Functional Audio Stream) a synchronous functional programming language specifically designed for real-time signal processing and synthesis he created (6pm, UCSB Studio Xenakis [Music 2215], free)... Also this week: David Viscoli guest artist from the University of Minnesota who has won awards in the Los Angeles Liszt Competition, the Carmel Music Society Piano Competition, and the Joanna Hodges International Piano Competition performs Beethovens Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 27, No. 1 and Sonata in F-Sharp, Op.78 and Rachmaninoffs Etudes-Tableaux, Op. 39 (4pm Sunday, Karl Geiringer Hall [Music 1250], free)... Also, the SF Jazz Collective, which appears in concert via Arts & Lectures next Thursday night, lead a workshop with the UCSB Jazz Ensemble in the afternoon (4-5:30pm, UCSB Music Room 1145, Free). INFO: 893-2064 or www.music.ucsb.edu

Angelas ashes One of the icons of the 60s is about to turn 70. But despite 40-plus years having gone by since her protests with the Black Panthers got her placed on the FBIs 10 Most Wanted list, nearly 30 since she twice ran for Vice President on the Communist Party ticket and her recent retirement as professor in the History of Consciousness Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz Dr. Angela Davis remains active in a variety of fields, including prisoner rights. Now, UCSB is screening Free Angela and All Political Prisoners, a 2012 documentary that traces her case and career and highlights the struggle of the educator and activist. Davis herself will be on hand for a Q&A session following the film. (Note: the event is sold out, but the Q&A will be live streamed over the Internet, accessible through the Pollock Theater homepage at approximately 8:45pm). WHEN: 7-10pm WHERE: Pollock Theater, UCSB campus INFO: 893-4627 or www.carseywolf.ucsb. edu/pollock/events/free-angela Saturday, October 12 State of the Union Wait! Dont stop reading! This isnt another commentary on the sorry state of affairs in Washington, with blackmail budgets and impending debt ceiling disasters. State of the Union is the title of the second

Monday, October 14
Deja Yuja Generally speaking, UCSB Arts & Lectures doesnt present specific classical artists or other musicians, for that matter on any sort of a regular basis. The idea is not only to keep offering fresh fare to keep concertgoers interested, but also, as part of the educational environment, to bring new perspectives to the college audience. But theyve made an exception for Yuja Wang. The vibrant young pianist first played at Hahn Hall in spring 2009, and returned to the venue less than two years later in January, 2011. No one was complaining as Wang delivered another stunning performance, displayed a nearly superhuman technique boasting speed and agility as well as an eloquence and nuance that far belies her years, and a remarkably charismatic stage presence. Somehow, there were still a few empty seats at the 300-capacity hall. Now just 30 months later, Wang is back again, but this time the world (and Santa Barbara) has caught up to her gifts. Hot on the heels of a new Deutsche Grammophon CD out just this week featuring her live performance of Rachmaninovs 3rd Piano Concerto and Prokofievs 2nd Piano Concerto with the Simn Bolvar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, led by conductor Gustavo Dudamel, and just months before she begins a stint as the featured artist with the London Symphony Orchestra next year, Wang is stepping up to the much larger Campbell Hall back on the UCSB campus. The perform includes Prokofievs Piano Sonata No. 3 in A Minor, op. 28; Chopins Piano Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, op. 58; Nocturne No. 1 in C Minor, op. 48; and Ballade No. 3 in A-flat Major, op. 47; Kapustins Variations for piano, op. 41; and Stravinskys Three Movements from Petrushka. WHEN: 8pm WHERE: UCSBs Campbell Hall COST: $30-$45 INFO: 893-3535 or www. ArtsAndLectures.UCSB.edu album from the husband-and-wife duo of Kathrin Shorr & Tim Burlingame, otherwise known as Sweet Talk Radio. The album, which came out just last fall, is an eleven-song rumination on love and relationships, hence the clever title. But nothing recorded compares to hearing Sweet Talk Radio live in concert, where their harmonies, melodies, and incisive lyrics are brought forth by their winning stage presence. No strangers to SB clubs and coffeehouses, Schorr and Burlingame show up this time at Song Tree Concert Series, the monthly singer-songwriter series in a space that was re-designed partially with live music in mind. WHEN: 7:30pm WHERE: Live Oak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 820 N. Fairview, Goleta COST: $15 general, free under 16 INFO: 403-2639 or www.songtree.org Beamer me up (to Ojai) Master of Slack Key Guitar Keola Beamer headlines the third annual Ojai World Music Festival, which has a highly Hawaiian feel for the oneday event called Mlama Ko Aloha - Keep Your Love. Beamer, who is considered one of the premier singersongwriters, arrangers, and composers on the Islands, was one of Hawaiis  first recording artists to integrate Hawaiian chants and instruments into contemporary music. He was nominated for a Grammy in Hawaiian Music in 2011, and has won several N Hk awards (Hawaiis equivalent to the Grammys), including a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009. And his music has also been heard prominently on film, including several songs that were featured on the soundtrack for The Descendants, which earned five Oscars nominations. For the evening concert, Beamer will be joined by flutist R. Carlos Nakai, pianist Geoffrey Keezer, and Moanalani Beamer, Keolas hula master wife. And while there is only the one concert, the oneday festivals preliminary events include a hula workshop with Moanalani at 11am, a one-hour session with Keola titled The Art of Slack Key Guitar and the Meaning of Aloha at 2pm, and a 3pm artists reception with wine, hors doeuvres, coffee, and dessert with the added bonus of a VIP ticket with seats in the first five rows. WHEN: 7:3010pm WHERE: Libbey Bowl, COST: $30 general, $28 seniors/students, $15 children (under 15) in advance; all tickets $5 more at the door INFO: 6468907 or www.ojaiworldmusic.org  MJ 10 17 October 2013

Thursday, October 10
Alt.something strikes again Folk-rock bands seem to be popping up like dandelions on a well-watered lawn these days, but dont dismiss the Avett Brothers like some soulless piece of freshly-laid sod. The North Carolina band composed of actual brothers Scott Avett (banjo) and Seth Avett (guitar) with touring members Bob Crawford (double bass), Joe Kwon (cello), and Mike Marsh (drums) has been around since the year 2000, winning fans and critical acclaim for a quirky combination of bluegrass, country, punk, and ragtime with folk and rock. Maybe the San Francisco Chronicle said it best, lauding Avett Brothers for having the heavy sadness of Townes Van Zandt, the light pop concision of Buddy Holly, the tuneful jangle of the Beatles, the raw energy of the Ramones. The bands mid-career releases of albums Emotionalism in 2007 and I and Love and You in 2009 got the commercial ball rolling for the brothers, who cashed in mightily when last years The Carpenter debuted at No. 4 on Billboards album chart, and earned a Grammy nomination. The follow-up, Magpie and the Dandelion, is due out next Tuesday. Get a sneak preview of the new songs along with old favorites at the bands concert tonight at the Santa Barbara Bowl, with bespectacled singer Nicholas David who made a strong run last year in the third season of the reality TV series The Voice playing an opening set. WHEN: 7pm WHERE: 1122 North Milpas St. COST: $44.50-$50.50 INFO: 962-7411 or www.sbbowl.com

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Wednesday, October 16
Genius in dance Choreographers and dance companies dont come a whole lot more decorated than Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Co. Jones received a MacArthur Genius Award in 1994, and was one of five recipients for the Kennedy Center Honors in 2010. Over the years, he has created more than 100 works for the company he founded with his late partner more than 30 years ago, and also choreographed for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, AXIS Dance Company, Boston Ballet, Lyon Opera Ballet, Berlin Opera Ballet, and Diversions Dance Company. And on Broadway, Jones has received two Tony Awards for Best Choreography, for Spring Awakening in 2007 and Fela! in 2010. So its no exaggeration to call Jones a modern dance icon whose inventive choreography has shaped the evolution of contemporary dance. And its quite a feather in their cap that UCSB Arts & Lectures has enticed the company back to Santa Barbara to perform a program of company repertoire called Play and Play. Included are Jones Spent Days Out Yonder (2001), a meditation on the second movement of Mozarts String Quartet No. 23 in F Major; D-Man in the Waters (1989, revised 1998), a joyful tour de force set to Mendelssohns Octet for Strings in E-flat Major, op. 20; and Continuous Replay (1977, 1991), which traces Arnie Zanes interests in photography and film and is based on 45 precise gestures accumulated in space and time. A new score by Jerome Begin incorporates material from Ludwig van Beethovens String Quartet op. 18, no. 1 and String Quartet op. 135. Los Angelesbased Calder Quartet will accompany the dancers, both as a quartet and as an octet with some of their colleagues. (Note: the quartet is also slated to appear next February in their own performance via UCSB at Hahn Hall.) As part of his campus residency, Jones will also appear in An Afternoon with Bill T. Jones on Monday, October 14 at 4pm at UCSB Hatlen Theater. Admission is free. WHEN: 8pm WHERE: Granada Theatre, 1214 State Street COST: $35-$45 INFO: 893-3535/www.ArtsAndLectures.UCSB.edu or 899-2222/www.granadasb.org

Yuja Wang, piano


MON, OCT 14 / 8 PM / UCSB CaMPBell Hall

An awakening classical music giant. Los Angeles Times

MONDaY!
Michael Douglas Visiting Artist, Presented by the Department of Theater and Dance

Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company


Bill T. Jones, Artistic Director
Supported in part by the Cohen Family Fund of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

WeD, OCT 16 / 8 PM / gRaNaDa THeaTRe

SFJAZZ Collective
THU, OCT 17 / 8 PM / UCSB CaMPBell Hall

Focus On Film
The documentary American Winter follows the personal stories of families struggling in the aftermath of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. Filmed over the course of one winter in one American city (Portland, Oregon), the film presents an intimate snapshot of the state of the nations economy as it is playing out in millions of American families, and highlights the human consequences of the decline of the middle class and the fracturing of the American Dream. Following the screening, filmmaker Harry Gantz , SB County Supervisor Salud Carbajal and ED Good Samaritan Shelter rep Sylvia Barnard will hold a panel discussion. WHEN: 7-10pm Tuesday October 15 WHERE: Pollock Theater, UCSB campus COST: free INFO: 893-4627 or www.carseywolf.ucsb.edu/pollock... SBIFFs new indie film series continues Wednesday with The Act of Killing, which screened at the Berlin Festival and is about the aftermath of the Indonesian military coup of 1965, in which pro-regime paramilitaries of the Pancasila Youth and sadistic criminals killed more than a million alleged Communists. The murders went unpunished and the perpetrators are still powerful, influential people who can rely on the support of corrupt politicians and who proudly demonstrate their efficient methods of slaughter in a re-enactment for this very unusual documentary. Eventually, the reconstruction of reality became more real for these men than their actions originally were. WHEN: 7:30pm Wednesday October 16 WHERE: Plaza De Oro Theatre, 371 South Hitchcock Way COST: regular movie admission... NG Cuba: Next Generation Cuban Film Festival, the Pollock Theaters first film fest, showcases the diverse talents of emerging Cuban filmmakers. This weeks screening is La Piscina : During summer in La Habana, four adolescents with physical problems, while in vacation from school, spend a day in a swimming pool with their apathetic instructor. WHEN: 7-10pm Wednesday October 16 WHERE: Pollock Theater, UCSB campus COST: $10 INFO: 893-4627 or www.carseywolf.ucsb.edu/pollock... Pollocks new season of Script to Screen kicks off with The Devil Wears Prada, with screenwriter Aline Brosh McKenna on hand for a post-screening Q&A. WHEN: 7-10pm Thursday (October 17) WHERE: Pollock Theater, UCSB campus COST: $10 INFO: 893-4627 or www.carseywolf.ucsb.edu/pollock 10 17 October 2013

You can propose various definitions for what this band represents, but its a superbrain for what serious jazz sounds like now. The New York Times

One Radio Host, Two Dancers


This American Lifes Ira Glass with Monica Bill Barnes & Anna Bass
SaT, OCT 19 / 8 PM / gRaNaDa THeaTRe Supported in part by William & Christine Fletcher

Best for ages 4 and up

SUN, OCT 20 / 3 PM / UCSB CaMPBell Hall

The Story Pirates teach kids a love of creative writing...Its crazy entertaining. Jon Stewart, host of The Daily Show

Tiempo Libre
WeD, OCT 23 / 8 PM UCSB CaMPBell Hall

Cuban Music Sensation

Exuberant, surging with determination, the sound a fast-rising tide of adamant pride. CNN

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by Mark Hunt a small pool and lawns to enjoy. Inside, there is a large living room with cathe-

Mark and his wife, Sheela Hunt, are real estate agents. They live in Montecito with their daughter Sareena, a student at SBHS. His family goes back nearly one hundred years in the Santa Barbara area. Marks grandparents Bill and Elsie Hunt were Santa Barbara real estate brokers for 25 years.

here have been very few new homes coming on the market in our ZIP code recently, and certain price ranges have more inventory available than others. This situation impacts buyer options, prices for homes, and other market conditions for everyone. Within the past couple of weeks, three homes hit the market in Montecito that are worth inspecting. One of these, the 7,000+/- square-foot Mediterraneanstyle home with ocean views in guard-gated Ennisbrook, which has a heated pool at the clubhouse, is selling for $5,150,000. Another has been on the market and is resurfacing as a new listing. Located in the foothills, it has a southwest positioned pool and is selling for $2,595,000. Heres our current caravan: This ranch-style home was built in 1963 and features a private setting on one acre at the eastern end of Montecito, near the Romero Canyon area. The home has three bedrooms and 2.5 baths and is advertised as having 2,700+ square feet. The home is in mostly original condition, with room for upgrades and improvements. The price reflects motivation, as there are no other one-acre properties in the Montecito Union School District on the market at this time priced under $2 million (per MLS as Three bedrooms, two and a half baths, a swimming pool, and a price just under $2 million are of Sept 28, 2013). Outside this home on Alisos, there is the features of this home at 2135 Alisos Drive

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dral ceiling, hardwood floors, and a large brick fireplace. The kitchen has a breakfast area and flows to the formal dining room. Another room in the home is currently being used as an office, but could perhaps function as a den or extra bedroom. There is also a spacious family room conversion off of the kitchen, a two-car detached garage, and off-street parking.

202 Eucalyptus Hill Drive $2,595,000

2135 Alisos Drive $1,995,000

This single-story Spanish contemporary-style home is in the foothills of Montecito near Cold Spring School. Set on over three quarters of an acre, the home offers an open floor plan, high ceilings, sunlit rooms, and an approximately 60 long grand entry galleria with views of the outdoor entertainment patio. The landscaping and yard include a solar-heated swimming pool, hot tub, and cascading waterfall all surrounded by tropical gardens. The three-bedroom, three-bath home This home on Eucalyptus Hill is modern, contemis approximately 3,500 square feet in porary, slightly Spanish, and features a pool and size (spacious for this price range when patio compared to others). It includes a large office or optional fourth bedroom and a three-car garage. Access to this home is along a private street that is shared by other homes. This home was on the market a while back (in 2011, it was listed at $3,695,000), but has resurfaced under This 5,800-square-foot home on Woodley Road seemingly interesting circumstances*. comes replete with a handsome living room and It offers five bedrooms and 7.5 baths a sellers warning

475 Woodley Road $3,090,000

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in approximately 5,800 square feet of living space, as advertised. This is a larger home for its price range and similar to one across the street in size and price. The main rooms are quite large, and there is a pool as well as a study and exercise room. If interested, proceed with awareness that this is not a traditional owner-seller listing. Often, these more unique listing situations can lead to a good opportunity, which is why it is included here today. * All contracts and offers are subject to OneWest senior management approval and any offers or counteroffers by OneWest are not binding unless the entire agreement is ratified by all parties. There is a $75 buyer-paid doc fee paid at closing.

1805 Jelinda Drive $5,150,000

Behind Ennisbrooks guarded gates, on 2.24 ocean view acres rests this approximately 7,000-squarefoot, five-bedroom, seven-bath contemporary Mediterranean estate. This home boasts high ceilings, a formal living room, dining room, chefs kitchen with butlers pantry, and prep room. There is also a family room, an office, nursery, media room, game room, massage room, artist studio, and a reading room. Outside, there is a spa and expansive decks. Living within the The Pacific Ocean, the Channel Islands, and the gated community, one has access to great outdoors surround you on the patio of this the swimming pool, clubhouse, and Ennisbrook home tennis courts at Ennisbrook. If you would like more information on any of these properties, please contact your local realtor or see my website www.MontecitoBestBuys.com. If you are not working with an agent, I would be happy to answer any questions at 805-698-2174 (call or text) or via email, mark@villagesite.com. MJ

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Fresh Squeezed OJ or Grapefruit Juice. ................................... $ 5/7. Bowl of Chopped Fresh Fruit. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......................................... 9. Chilled Jumbo Asparagus Vinaigrette. . . ........................................ 12. Grilled Artichoke with Choice of Sauce ....................................... 14. Burrata Mozzarella, Basil and Ripe Tomato ............................. 19. Todays Soup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................................ 10. French Onion Soup, Gratine with Cheeses .............................. 12. Matzo Ball Soup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................................ 12. Lucky Chili . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................................ 15.

With choice of Hash Browns, Fries, Mixed Green, Caesar Salad, Fruit Salad

Lucky Burger, 8 oz., All Natural Chuck or Turkey ................................. $ 20.


Choice of Cheese, Home-made French-Fried Potatoes, Soft Bun or Kaiser Roll

Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich .................................................... 17.


with Swiss and Garlic-Basil Mayo on a Kaiser Roll

Sliced Filet Mignon Open Faced Sandwich, 6 oz. ................. 22.


with Mushrooms, Home-Made French-Fried Potatoes

Hot Pastrami or Hot Corned Beef..................................................... 16.


on a Kaiser Roll or D'Angelo Rye

Reuben Sandwich........................................................................................ 18.


with Corned Beef, Sauerkraut & Gruyere on D'Angelo Rye

Old Fashioned Tuna Melt....................................................................... 15.

Eggs and Other Breakfast Dishes

Eggs Served with choice of Hash Browns, Fries, Sliced Tomatoes, Fruit Salad

Salads and Other Specialties

Classic Eggs Benedict . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...................................... $18.


with Julienne Canadian Bacon and Hollandaise

Wedge of Iceberg ...................................................................................... $10.


with Roquefort or Thousand Island Dressing

Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................................ 19. Wild Mushroom and Gruyere Omelet . . ........................................ 17.
with Herbs

Caesar Salad.................................................................................................. 10. Seafood Louis ................................................................................................ 27.


Crab, Shrimp, Avocado, Egg, Romaine

with an All Natural Grilled Chicken Breast or Three Large Grilled Shrimp ... 20.

Smoked Salmon and Sauted Onion Omelet............................. 18.


with Sour Cream & Chives

Grilled, All Natural Chicken Breast Salad ............................... 24.


Farm Greens, Goat Cheese, Roast Peppers, Pine Nuts & Sun Dried Tomatoes

Home Made Spanish Chorizo Omelet . . . . ........................................ 17.


with Avocado

Charred Rare Tuna Nicoise Salad .................................................... 27. Luckys Salad ................................................................................................. 16.
with Romaine, Shrimp, Bacon, Green Beans & Roquefort

Small New York Steak 6 oz, and Two Eggs Any Style ....... 21. Corned Beef Hash (made right here) and Two Poached Eggs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................................ 18. Huevos Rancheros, Two Eggs Any Style ...................................... 14.
Tortillas, Melted Cheese, Avocado, & Warm Salsa

Cobb Salad...................................................................................................... 19.


Tossed with Roquefort Dressing

Chopped Salad ............................................................................................. 15.


with Arugula, Radicchio, Shrimp, Prosciutto, Cannelini Beans & Onions

Brioche French Toast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................................ 14.


with Fresh Berries and Maple Syrup

Sliced Steak Salad .................................................................................... 22.


with Arugula, Radicchio and Sauted Onion

Waffle Platter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................................ 12.


with Fresh Berries, Whipped Cream, Maple Syrup

Fresh Santa Barbara Abalone ........................................................... 28.


with Beurre Blanc (4 pieces)

Smoked Scottish Salmon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................................ 19.


Toasted Bialy or Bagel, Cream Cheese & Olives, Tomato & Cucumber

Sauteed Tofu ................................................................................................... 19.


Japanese Vinaigrette, Green Onions, Shiitake Mushrooms, Spinach

Mixed Vegetable Frittata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................................ 16.


with Gruyere

Fried Chicken Fingers and Fries ....................................................... 16.


All White Meat, with Spicy Chili Mayo

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