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Contents volume 29, number 513, Nov. 12-19, 2015 atlas hugged
The education of young citizens in our

paul wellman

paul wellman
This Modern World  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
all-embracing environs comes under
scrutiny this week. Indy reporters
the week.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 (from left) Léna Garcia, Tyler Hayden,
and Keith Hamm examine a variety
of primary-school philosophies, some
living.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 private-public cross-pollination, and
efforts by high schoolers to School of
Living Page  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Squash their way toward college schol-
arships. A firsthand familiarity with the
Sports  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 subject comes from their collective half
Food & Drink  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 century spent in hundreds of class-
rooms. The most distinctive mascot
The Restaurant Guy  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 among them, however, was definitely
Dining Out Guide  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Hamm’s middle school’s up in Aptos:

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Arts Life  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  45
Dance  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

Getting Schooled
Books  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

santa BarBara
Historical museum
Theater . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
Exploring Santa Barbara’s Pop, Rock & Jazz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Many Paths to an Education Positively State Street . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
(Indy
Indy Staff) Arts & Entertainment Listings  . . . . . . . . . . 56 antarCtiCa
ON THE COVER: Melena Rodriguez stacks pink tower
blocks at Montessori School. Photo by Paul Wellman.
ABOVE: Daniel Giannini (left) and Sean Hartmann film.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
Enigmatic igneous rocks and
subduction zones tantalize UCSB historY 101
play street hockey on the Garden Street Academy geologists working way down under. The Easter Sunday tragedy of Santa
Feature  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
campus. � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � �  independent.com/newspage Barbara’s fatal streetcar accident.
Movie Guide  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
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Feature  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13 odds & ends. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Opera Santa Barbara’s Don Giovanni opinions
and Heathers by Out of the Box Prison populations, high higher-
Obituaries  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
opinions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Rob Brezsny’s Free Will Astrology  . . . . . . . 65
Theatre Co. reviewed, along with some
up- and down-beat songs from Richard
education costs, vacation rentals,
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LAW & DISORDER
Three large dogs mauled a 46-year-old
Santa Barbara woman on 11/5 in the yard of
a Dibblee Avenue home. The woman had
entered the house to feed the residence’s
five dogs, which were pit bulls and pit bull
mixes, while their owner was out of town.
As she exited, three of the dogs began nip-
ping at her feet before violently biting her
legs. The woman screamed for help, and
two neighbors helped pull her from the
yard. Responding police and animal-control
officers used pepper spray and tranquil-
izers to subdue the animals. All five have
been placed under mandatory quarantine
as officials decide whether to deem them
“vicious.” The victim remains hospitalized
with severe injuries to her legs.

drunk on Greed?
Kathleen Teisher, 54, of Carpinteria died
on the night of 11/7 when she was hit by an
Amtrak passenger train near the station
Prosecutor Brian Cota (left) at Linden Avenue. The train was traveling
and Christian Garvin
southbound at approximately 50-55 mph

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and rounding a curve before the station
by T y l e r h ay d e N Oreana earned an estimated $3 million-$5 After attending UCSB and working at when the conductor saw a woman standing
anta Barbara winemaker Christian million a year in that time. Garvin, 41, did all Fess Parker Winery in the 1990s, Garvin on the tracks, authorities said. Although the
Garvin faces up to 52 years in prison the bookkeeping and ran the label’s tasting cofounded Kahn Winery in Los Olivos, conductor pulled the emergency brake, the
for allegedly stealing more than $1.6 room in the Funk Zone. which has since closed. Once he left Oreana, train hit Teisher, who appeared to be trying
million from his two Los Angeles Garvin’s partners contacted detectives in he helped create Avelina Winery. It opened to get out of the way. Pending a Coroner’s
business partners. He was arrested last week March 2014 with concern he had embezzled to much fanfare in the Funk Zone’s Anacapa Unit’s investigation and toxicology report,
in Buellton and pleaded not guilty Monday as much as $200,000 from the company. Project but disappeared in January 2014 after the death appears to have been an accident,
to 58 felony counts of embezzlement, money Initially, they told police, they attributed the just four months of operation. Garvin said he the Sheriff’s Office said.
laundering, and tax fraud. Prosecutors say financial discrepancies to Garvin’s drinking was looking forward to moving the label to
between July 2006 and June 2013, Garvin, and drug problems. Only when investigators North County, though that never occurred. Citing complaints of illegal camping west
a manager and former 10 percent minor- with the District Attorney’s Office examined More recently, he’s worked at Lost Point Win- of Montecito’s Butterfly Beach, Sheriff’s
ity owner of Oreana Winery, funneled large his bank accounts did they determine how ery in Solvang. Garvin is scheduled to appear deputies and the county’s Public Works
portions of company profits to two personal much he actually stole, authorities say. Garvin in court again next month. department cracked down on the area’s
bank accounts he hid from his associates. left Oreana soon after the investigation began. See more at independent.com overnight occupants this week. Personnel
handed out and posted notices along the

Pot War Flares Up


health beach on 11/6 to warn people that spending
the night and constructing temporary hous-
ing there violates a county ordinance. They
were told to remove their personal prop-
erty by 11/9, when all remaining items were

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taken to the county’s Flood Control Mainte-
by N i c k W e l s h and distribution of medical marijuana. Under council will have to do the same thing regard- nance Shop to be stored for three months
edical marijuana has these California laws, if City Hall doesn’t have ing the regulation of medical-pot delivery before being thrown away.
been the political equiva- its own regulations on the books by next services, of which there are a multitude now
lent of the sleeping dog March, then the state rules would govern all operating on the South Coast, but the dead- Sheriff’s deputies responded on the evening
the past few years, but pot cultivation taking place in Santa Barbara. line for such action is two years away. of 11/8 to a Buellton gas station located on
the Santa Barbara City For the council to meet that March deadline, In the meantime, City Hall still has an ordi- the 200 block of East Highway 246, where
Council woke it up just long enough to put it it would have to enact a new ordinance no nance allowing three storefront medical-pot a 48-year-old Santa Maria resident in crisis
back to sleep by passing an admittedly rushed later than January 19. dispensaries in town. One has already been had reportedly drenched himself and his
ordinance banning any cultivation within city Three councilmembers — led by Randy approved and permitted by State and Ontare truck in gasoline and was trying to ignite
limits for anything but personal use. Those Rowse—argued that City Hall should enact roads, but construction has yet to begin. Two himself. Through conversation, the deputies
with medical-marijuana cards will be allowed an outright ban on all pot cultivation and have been proposed for Milpas Street, and convinced the man — who was holding a
to grow as many pot plants as they can in no then later, with the luxury of more time this week, city hearing officers will decide the gas can in one hand and a cigarette lighter
more than 100 square feet of land, but only in to deliberate, craft a more precise regula- fate of a new dispensary proposed for 2609 in the other — to move away from the gas
their domiciles. No commercial cultivation tion. Four councilmembers—led by Cathy De la Vina Street. That proposal has elicited pumps and put the lighter in his pocket.
will be allowed. Murillo—argued for a personal-use excep- some opposition from residents near Oak He was safely taken into custody and will
City Hall insiders acknowledge the new tion. Murillo wanted to go further, allowing Park. City planners are making no recom- receive mental-health evaluation.
ordinance will have zero practical effect on cultivation on commercially zoned land, but mendation for or against, which is unusual.
medical-pot cultivation, but at least on paper she got no support. Before City Hall passed its medical mari- The Sheriff’s Office graduated 20 custody
the measure will be theoretically more restric- To pass any new zoning ordinance, a five- juana ordinance, as many as 21 dispensaries deputies, 16 from Santa Barbara County,
tive than what’s allowed under the state law vote supermajority is required and somebody were operating. Today, none are, but 20 deliv- from its 10-week-long academy on 11/6
enacted by initiative in 1996. That allowed had to give. Ultimately, it would be Council- ery services have sprung up. Councilmember at the Lompoc Veterans Memorial Build-
for cultivation of up to 500 square feet for member Dale Francisco — an ardent critic of Gregg Hart suggested one of the six state ini- ing. After completing 452 hours of training,
personal use. the medical-marijuana industry—
industry and with tiatives now in draft form that would legalize the graduates were honored with certifi-
Driving the council’s hasty legislative flurry him, he brought along Rowse and Council- recreational marijuana use is likely to pass, cates of completion. They will now go on to
are three state laws just passed to further member Frank Hotchkiss, making the vote which would render the council’s post-haste supervise inmates in detention centers.
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As of Wednesday morning, nearly 500 supporters of
Billy Schulte — the San Marcos High School senior
involuntarily transferred to Alta Vista High after his
recent social media posts incited a safety scare on
campus — have signed an online petition urging the
Santa Barbara Unified School District to rescind the
transfer.
Through an anonymous Instagram account on
October 20, Schulte posted a handful of edgily edited
videos, filmed on campus, and an image of a dove with
the caption “Remember to stay tuned #rip.” While the
dove image bears a striking resemblance to one asso-
ciated with the Sandy Hook Angels Fund, a nonprofit
for the families of victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook
Elementary School shooting, the phrase “stay tuned”
was reportedly used by mass murderer Elliot Rodger
in online posts leading up to his 2014 killing spree in
Isla Vista.
As Schulte’s posts picked up viewers, the rumor of
back on the Wagon
an imminent shooting at San Marcos spread like wild- CONGRATS: A drug-court graduate shakes hands with Judge Thomas R. Adams.
fire but was ultimately deemed baseless, according
The photo and caption
to an incident report authored by Sheriff’s Detective
posted by Schulte to

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Jeff McDonald. “None of the videos or pictures on the by N i c k W e l s h on an apartment she did not own. When
Instagram (top), and
Instagram account depicted or referenced any acts of his Monday, 27 recovering drug prosecuting attorney Brian Cota allowed her
the Sandy Hook Angels
violence,” McDonald reported. “There was no refer- addicts and alcoholics celebrated 12 to sign up for a diversion program, the Sub-
Fund dove
ence to school shootings, no depiction of weapons, months of court-supervised sobriety stance Abuse Treatment Court, she jumped at
and none of the images or videos were edited in way that would lead a reasonable
with hearty handshakes from judges Thomas the chance. If she could complete 12 months
person to believe that someone intended to harm any of the individuals depicted
in the videos and pictures.” Regardless, 400 students didn’t show up for school that
Adams and Jean Dandona, who presided of the program without a hitch, her criminal
morning, and about 600 more showed up late or left early, according to San Marcos over their graduation from one of eight charges would be expunged.“No conviction,”
Principal Ed Behrens. When asked about the online petition and Schulte’s initial “drug court” diversion programs. Many of she exclaimed.
one-week suspension and eventual transfer, Behrens said, “Any matters regarding the graduates—who entered their respective Program leader Meier said about 120
student discipline are between the school and family. I am unable to elaborate.” programs rather than face criminal prosecu- people graduate from the eight programs
Members of the Schulte family have met privately with district administrators, tion—sang the praises of Marcel Meier, man- a year and about 30 drop out or are kicked
and according to school board president Ed Heron, the issue was addressed in closed ager for Project Recovery. out. “We give them a lot of chances,” he said.
session on Tuesday. Heron added that the five-member board was not part of the One graduate — a self-described “46-year- North County addicts favor methamphet-
decision to suspend or transfer Schulte. Superintendent David Cash said, “I cannot old Montecito Mommy” — said she achieved amines while their South County counter-
discuss any specific student’s situation.” a year’s worth of sobriety thanks to Project parts — who tend to be older and whiter,
Schulte’s father, John Schulte, launched the petition last week and has been Recovery’s nonjudgmental and accepting start drug abuse sooner, and are arrested
updating it regularly with words of support from fellow parents and an apology approach. She’d tried Betty Ford for 28 days later on—favor opiates such as heroin and
from Billy that states, in part, his “full responsibility for the backlash. I made those
back in 2006 after a wine-fueled car crash, Vicodin. Seventy-five percent of drug-court
videos specifically to have an eerie vibe, not a threatening one, and it was my mis-
but to no avail. A taste for Vicodin led to enrollees on the South Coast graduate while
take to leave it up to the public for interpretation.” He also said that the “stay tuned”
phrase was “as literal as it can get, no hidden undertones. I just wanted people that
addiction, and two years ago she was back in only 33 percent of their North County peers
were watching to keep on watching.” — Keith Hamm court on felony charges for failing to return do. A follow-up study on the efficacy of drug
a rental car. Last year, she was charged with courts concluded that those who graduated
felony embezzlement after talking a couple from them tended to have lower re-offense
CIty cease-and-desist order. The problem is that into writing her checks for $5,300 as a deposit rates. n
the Fish Market was granted permits by City
Mesa residents and city planners are scratch- Hall after going step-by-step through its

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ing their heads over a proposal to convert a arduous review process. In the intervening
cluster of two-story apartments by Cliff and months, officials have sought to negotiate
Loma Alta drives now serving about 490 an operating agreement that would amelio-

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tenants — mostly City College students — into rate some of the problems. Dave Blunk, one by N i c k W e l s h were necessary based on crime and book-
three-story dormitories for as many as 1,500 of the upset neighbors, contends impacts of he true cost of operating the proposed ing trends, which show an 11 percent drop in
students. According to city planner Dan Gul- the fish market can’t be adequately finessed North County jail remains very much booking between 2004 and 2014. Last year’s
let, the proposal is now in the pre-application no matter what agreements are reached, a moving target as a private consul- passage of Proposition 47—which reduced
process. “We don’t really have anything like and he urged City Hall to shut down the tant hired at the behest of the Santa Barbara six felony drug-possession charges to misde-
this,” he said. “It’s pretty unique.” Although business and take whatever lumps accrue County supervisors contends the price will meanors — led to an immediate plunge in the
the development company — landlord Ed St. for permitting it in the first place. be $3 million a year greater than projected. jail’s average daily population, but that’s now
George’s Unknown Dreams LLC — would serve Carter Goble Associates states that the Sher- turning around.
City College students, it’s not working in part- From 11/12 to April 2016, construction at iff’s Office needs to hire 20 more jail person- Sheriff’s spokesperson Kelly Hoover said
nership with SBCC, Gullet said. The project’s La Entrada de Santa Barbara hotel will nel than it’s currently planning to in order Carter Goble’s report represents a “best case”
high densities would be achieved by eliminat- close the sidewalk and northbound traffic to run the jail system countywide. When the scenario when it comes to jail staffing, add-
ing individual kitchens and replacing them lane on State Street’s east side between the additional personnel costs are included, that ing, “We have operated at minimal staffing
with dorm-style cafeterias, adding an addi- railroad tracks and the parking lot next to bumps the annual price tag by $1.75 million. for several years in the main jail.” In recent
tional story, and building 67 parking spaces, Mountain Air Sports, Mason Street between Another consultant concluded that the Sher- months, county supervisors have cast a more
which is half the number of spaces now there. State Street and Helena Avenue, and Helena iff’s financial projections failed to account skeptical look at the two new incarceration
Avenue between Mason Street and the train for $17 million in deferred maintenance costs facilities proposed for North County and
For the second time this year, neighbors upset tracks. Before January, the hotel’s construc- at the existing jail that must be addressed have questioned whether they were getting
at the sounds and the odors emanating from tion will also close Helena Avenue between in the years to come. Those two discrepan- good information from the Sheriff as to the
the Santa Barbara Fish Market’s new ware- Cabrillo Boulevard and Mason Street nightly cies—when annualized—account for the $3 costs. Whether the differential is a deal killer
house at 528 North Quarantina are taking from 7 p.m.-4 a.m. From 11/16-11/18, work million-a-year difference in opinion. remains to be seen. County supervisors will
their gripes to the streets. They complain the on the Cabrillo Boulevard Bridge will close In making their findings, the consultants mull the issue over at their meeting Novem-
market is still in operation five months after Cabrillo Boulevard between State and Ana- assumed the existence of 1,192 beds in the ber 17. If recent discussions provide any indi-
City Attorney Ariel Calonne concluded the capa streets from 10 p.m.-6 a.m. North and South County facilities. That’s cation, next week’s deliberations promise to
warehouse violated city zoning and issued a 65 more beds than Carter Goble estimated be intense, complicated, and contentious. n
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Though none of the six neighbors who spoke in opposition to the high-density rental
housing proposed for 1818 Castillo Street would agree, members of the Architectural
Board of Review (ABR) felt the revised plans for the project were “vastly improved”
over what had been proposed earlier this year. They opined that the parking was
“skillfully hidden” and that the three-story elements would have “less privacy
impacts.”
The project is one of a handful submitted under City Hall’s experimental and
sometimes controversial program to promote “affordable-by-design” rental hous-
ing by requiring less parking and allowing higher densities. When the project was
first proposed, neighbors appealed to the City Council this summer, complaining
the three-story elements were too big for the neighborhood and that the occupants,
lacking adequate on-site parking, would cannibalize city streets. The council sent the
developer back to the drawing board, and the new design breaks up the massing of
the structure, sets back the three-story elements farther from the street, and reduces
the number of bathrooms from 19 to 12.
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Goleta’s Turnpike Road location. Sprouts
Farmers Markets, a health food grocer with
200 stores across the country, bid $1 million
on Goleta’s Fairview Road location. Roxy’s
HaPPy HOur
The eerie light that shot across the night Market, listed online as a natural foods
sky on 11/7 and shocked Southern California
residents was an unarmed Trident II (D5)
missile being tested by the U.S. Navy. The
store with two locations in Colorado and
Montana, bid $75,000 on Santa Barbara’s
Cliff Drive store. Check independent
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Extended Sunday Happy
Range off Southern California’s coast, a navy Crab aficionados should lay off the
spokesperson told the San Diego Union-
Tribune. John Daniels, spokesperson for the
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of Pseudo-nitzschia plankton stops produc-
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said the test was unannounced because it the California Department of Public
was classified. A second test launch took Health. Both body meat and viscera — or
$150 Oysters • $6 Poke
place on the afternoon of 11/9. crab butter — of the eight-legged crea-
tures from the Santa Barbara-Ventura $4 Well Cocktails • $4.50 House Wine
The bankrupt Haggen grocery chain began county line to the Oregon border have
auctioning off 127 stores in its southwest been measured to hold dangerous levels $5 20oz Draught Beers • $6 Fried Calamari
market on 11/9, including its Santa Barbara of the acid, which can cause vomiting,
locations. Three companies filed baseline diarrhea, cramps, headache, and dizziness Happy Hour is in the bar only
bids on four Haggen stores in the county. within 30 minutes to 24 hours of consump-
Albertsons bid $300,000 on the H Street tion. Severe cases can lead to coma and
location in Lompoc and $1.6 million on even death. n
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power at the county board — is up county-Chumash relations, Porter called for
for grabs, and this week Santa Ynez Val- more engagement yet he was leery of the
ley resident Bruce Porter officially threw tribe’s new temporary permit to serve alco-
his hat in the ring after Supervisor Doreen hol on parts of the gaming floor. He pledged
Farr announced her retirement last month. a nonideological,“common sense” approach.
Though she has yet to announce her candi- He admitted he needed to do his homework
dacy, Planning Commissioner Joan Hart- on Guadalupe and Isla Vista, but he said
mann, who was appointed by Farr in 2012, is he spent Halloween night with Sheriff Bill
actively considering a run. Brown in I.V. “It was pretty neat,” he said.
Arguably the toughest job on the dais “The students were happy to talk to us.” For-
—balancing the interests of Santa Ynez Val- mer 3rd District supervisor Brooks Firestone
ley residents, the Chumash, Isla Vistans, and has endorsed him.
everyone in between—the seat was last open Hartmann, who has lived in the valley
in 2008, when five candidates battled for the full-time since 2004, holds a PhD in govern-
spot. Porter, who has lived in the county for ment and a law degree. She worked as an
15 years and sits on a valley school board, EPA and Department of Interior attorney.
served with the U.S. Corps of Engineers Supporters say she is smart, knowledgeable,
for more than 25 years. He retired in 2001 and respectful. She served for six years as a
and moved out of his office in the Pentagon CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate),
about a week before the 9/11 attacks; his assis- three years on the Environmental Defense
tant was killed. He has run a financial advisor Center’s board, and several years on area
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by K e l s e y B r u g g e r from the PTA’s or PTO’s. Heron said dispari- At a recent iCAN music recital at the West- school, uses its sizable donation pot to fund
ne recent Thursday, several ties exist. “We don’t have a real handle on it,” side Neighborhood Center, low-income par- the salaries of positions that were cut during
6th grade parents at Franklin he said. “It’s always been a concern of mine. ents brought lots of food without being asked. the recession. In 2010, Peabody parents cre-
Elementary School poured It still is.” “It wasn’t required,” said Mark Alvarado, ated the Preserve the Peabody Experience
nacho cheese over corn Parent fundraising in public schools has who is the city’s senior neighborhood and campaign to raise funds during a year that
chips as kids wearing back- prompted passionate debates at districts outreach supervisor. “It was happenstance marked one of the school budget’s largest hits
packs formed a long line. such as Malibu-Santa Monica about funnel- because they felt very grateful that their stu- in its history.
Half a dozen or so parents spend many ing donations through the district so each dents were getting that education.” Meghan Bush, who has twin girls in 1st
hours every week prepping for these sales, campus has an equal bite of the apple. That The expectation around dollar donations grade at Peabody, said she was initially taken
which are just one of the Eastside school’s cre- conversation has not formally happened in can alienate some families, Alvarado added. aback by the school’s request — a recom-
ative and decidedly labor-intensive efforts to Santa Barbara, and with copious, and often “It can be intimidating,” he said. The issue mended gift of $1,000 per year, per child —
raise money. “It’s a lot,” Parent Teacher Asso- spontaneous, nonprofit monies, it is hard to surfaces at schools like Roosevelt and Wash- for families who could afford it. She thought
ciation (PTA) president Maria Perez said in imagine it would. For starters, donors can give ington, where there are significant underrep- she was off the hook after paying $2,400 per
Spanish. The weekly sales supplement the big money at the drop of a hat on whatever resented populations, but the percentage does month for preschool. But she came to realize
school’s bigger fundraisers, such as the spring they want. Second, nonprofit money does not make the threshold for Title I designation. the legacy of parent involvement — money
rodeo, move-athon, and pozole night. level the playing field to a degree. Simon Dixon, who is the former Washing- or time — makes the public school a great
Franklin exemplifies a trend in California one and benefits all students by programs

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public schools where voluntary contributions like PE, art, and technology in the classroom.
are becoming more essential — increasingly “Because of this, I not only gave but joined
they are line items in the budget rather than the committee to encourage others to give
icing on the cake. Franklin’s PTA, which what they can,” she said. The kids also benefit
determines how to spend the raised money, from “growing up in a culture of giving back
funds a field trip or gives teachers cash for to one’s community, and their school is their
classroom supplies. community.”
At Franklin —a Title I school that receives

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extra government money based on its disad-
vantaged student population — the donation n addition to iCAN, private donors in
account has grown in the past five years from Santa Barbara pop up often. Last year,
less than $7,000 annually to about $40,000. the Orfalea Foundation contributed
Seven years ago, when Principal Casie $100,000 worth of dental care and ortho-
Killgore came on, the PTA was made up of dontics to 6th graders. In addition, Adams
teachers and a few parents. Now, the PTA has Elementary partnered with the YMCA so
45 members. “Wow, has it changed,” Killgore all 6th graders could learn to swim because,
said. Last Thursday, the entire 4th grade class according to principal Amy Alzina, one-third
— 97 kids — took a boat to Santa Cruz Island of her students didn’t know how. Likewise,
for a day. Five parents went, too.“It’s a lot more 40 percent of her students could not ride a
hands-on,” she said. bike, but three years ago, Decker’s donated
But the $300 Franklin parents raise from bicycles to the school. When Alzina started
weekly snack sales is much less than the as principal seven years ago, the PTA was
amount raised by more affluent schools in raising $20,000 each year. Now it brings in
CHEESE, PLEASE: Larry Bermudez grabs nachos after class at Franklin Elementary School.
the district. On the other side of town, Wash- $70,000 with 93 percent parent involvement.
ington Elementary School asks parents for The money, Alzina said, supports a teacher in
$500 at the start of each year with the caveat ton PTO president, said he always suspected the library’s design center, field trips, and balls

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that any amount is appreciated. The “annual the Mesa school had enough low-income and equipment on the playground, among
appeal” brings in more than $150,000, a large n 2005, Santa Barbara philanthropist families to qualify for Title I money, but some other things.
portion of their overall $500,000 operational Jim Kearns donated money to set up a parents never signed the forms for the Free The Santa Barbara Education Foundation
budget. kick-ass art program — modeled after and Reduced Lunch program. “We were out raises money for an array of student pro-
In some ways, it’s an old story: the well- the ones at Montecito Union—at Adelante in the parking lot trying to get people to sign grams. In addition, this year is the second
known tale of the haves and the have-nots. Charter School (then César Chávez). In the forms,” he said. “We made a herculean that the Local Control Accountability Plan
Schools with richer parents raise more money the last decade, the program mushroomed, push.” (LCAP)—part of the state’s new funding for-
than schools with poorer families. But district branded itself the Incredible Children’s Art One year, an affluent family wanted to mula to allocate state funds based on com-
officials are not totally clear on the fluidity Network (iCAN), added youth music classes donate $25,000 for a part-time aide for their munity feedback—has set aside money for
of private funds flowing through campuses. on the Westside and at Franklin, and is now in child’s classroom. Like other government every 6th grader to go to science camp. That
Superintendent David Cash said the eight Title I elementary schools. The students agencies, schools are not in the business of saves a school of 570 students about $20,000.
school district does not have access to, con- receive an arts education that is by many refusing a check. But the notion of special But now, some schools send 5th graders to
trol of, or accounting for all PTA or PTO accounts much better than those at the other treatment for one classroom proved to be AstroCamp, and others don’t.
(Parent Teacher Organization) funds. Three primary schools. problematic. Administrators decided to take The reality is some schools might always
years ago, school boardmember Ed Heron Giving $125,000 of donor-raised funds the money and make it a matching grant so be a step behind others despite efforts to level
requested a list of private donations from the to each of those eight schools, iCAN, which the campus could afford two aides, Dixon the playing field. Ultimately, educators say,
district office, but the document generated serves 3,000 students, is lauded as a prime said. “That’s a conversation that comes up,” inequity in schools is about poverty. Schools
does not include all dollars raised. example of an effort to level the playing field he added. “Parents really want to give to the see the impact of poverty because they greet
In site plans released last week, only about on the South Coast. It is a great success and is classroom their kids are in. Public schools their students face-to-face every day, and peo-
half of the elementary school principals listed looking to expand. But as a whole, informa- can’t really do that.” ple often point to schools to fix the inequities
donation-account expenditures because, tion about private investments specific to arts In past years, the Washington PTO paid of society. But Ben Romo, who is the execu-
according to school officials, they do not education is somewhat amorphous. Jeffry for a physical education teacher, classroom tive director at First 5 Santa Barbara County,
know how much their parents raise from year Walker, who is the iCAN executive director, aides, and an art teacher. (Washington an investor in early education, noted,“Schools
to year. The school board must approve some said a full assessment of arts education in the does not qualify for iCAN.) Likewise, Pea- are neither funded nor trained nor supported
private contributions, but those are separate school district is lacking. body Elementary School, which is a charter to provide those social services.” n

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She took a bullet to the brain but lived anyway, ground requirements had been satisfied. At away from people whose psychological pso-
BANG BANG: Couple weeks ago, my wife though she walks funny and talks funnier. the time of the purchase, San Marco had been riasis gave them itchy trigger fingers. Having
and I hit the road for Arizona. The relent- When Giffords resigned to focus on heal- placed on an involuntary psychiatric hold arrived at this brilliant but obvious solution,
less succession of 96-degree days was driving ing, her former colleagues were unanimous in Ventura after being forcibly removed by my wife and I quickly put Santa Barbara in
us crazy. It got so bad, we figured even the in praising her pluck and grit. But when she county sheriffs from the Goleta Post Office the rearview mirror, smugly confident the
desert had to be cooler. Crazier still, we were asked for legislation keeping guns away from back in 2001 because she posed an imminent Nobel Peace Prize committee would be call-
right. Beyond that, we got to feast our souls those convicted of domestic violence charges, threat to herself or others. Two months before ing upon our return.
on operatic displays of thunder and light- as she did last month, those former colleagues the shooting, she was spotted by a psychiatric Like any brilliant idea I think I’ve had, it
ing. We were chased inside by hacking rains somehow couldn’t make out her words. After social worker kneeling and talking to herself turns out I must have stolen this one, though
and strafed by hail. There was a tornado one all, she talks funny. at a post office parking lot in New Mexico. subliminally no doubt. Turns out New
county over, and Arizona doesn’t do tornados. It’s ancient news that Congress is geneti- She claims she called the police. Police say York Congressmember Carolyn Maloney
Popular hiking trails were declared off-limits cally incapable of doing anything about guns they have no record. Under New Mexico law, has been introducing legislation since 2013
for fear of flash floods. We visited friends in and crazy people. Twenty dead 1st graders and none of that was sufficient to deny San Marco requiring gun owners to provide proof of
Flagstaff, then the site of the freshest college six teachers shot to death at Sandy Hook Ele- the gun. That would require nothing less than insurance much the same way car owners
campus shoot-out. I would learn later there mentary School three years ago tell us that. In an adjudicated declaration San Marco was are required by law to have proof of insur-
had already been 45 such episodes on college the wake of that slaughter, Congress couldn’t “mentally defective.” ance or else. To be accurate, Maloney hasn’t
campuses in the United States this year. That find the votes to pass even a modest expan- On the way out of town, my wife and I bothered figuring out all the key details as to
may be a new record, but who cares? We’ve sion of the background checks required of concluded that the only force in American how the law would work, because she knows
been Number One forever. would-be gun purchasers. It would have been politics capable of keeping guns away from it’s not going anywhere. Each time she’s intro-
In Arizona, they don’t just preach the a small but meaningful gesture. In Santa Bar- all the angry young (mostly) men struggling duced the bill, it gets consigned to the House
Second Amendment; they live it. It wasn’t bara, we’re approaching the 10th anniversary with serious psychosis was the insurance Judiciary Committee, where it becomes the
uncommon, we were told, to encounter fami- of the Goleta postal annex shooting, where industry. Imagine the backlash if any gov- epitome of legislative languor. No discussion,
lies at the supermarket where mom, dad, and former postal employee Jennifer San Marco ernment agency demanded prescription drug no debate, no pulse. DOA. Still, Maloney’s
junior were all packing heat. You never know shot and killed six current postal workers — records as a possible precondition for firearm hoping it might serve as a conversational
when one particularly pissed-off frozen tur- including the daughter of an Independent purchases. It would be insane. But we don’t Molotov cocktail, sparking some broader
key might spring back to life, seeking revenge. music writer at the time. That was after she blink an eye over the most coercive invasions debate. She entertains similar delusions with
We saw lots of window signs declaring the shot and killed the next-door neighbor who of our personal privacy when executed by her bill to fund and empower the Center for
premises inside off-limits to anyone carrying had complained about San Marco’s late-night the insurance industry. That’s just the natu- Disease Control to study the health effects of
firearms, not something you’re likely to see loud singing and the raging arguments she ral order of things. If would-be gun buyers gun violence, which, for the last 20 years, it’s
in Santa Barbara. Four years ago, a 22-year- had with herself. When San Marco was done, were required to secure insurance policies as been explicitly barred from doing.
old white male with sun spots exploding in she killed herself. The gun she purchased to a precondition to purchasing a gun, the insur- In the meantime, I better forget about a
his psyche opened fire at a Tucson shopping do the job — a 9 mm Smith & Wesson — ance companies could reckon who was likely visit from the Nobel Prize Patrol. The good
mall, killing six people and injuring 14. His was purchased legally from a pawn shop in to go hair-trigger. If they reckoned wrong, news? When we got back to town, at least it
target was Congressmember Gabby Giffords. Grants, New Mexico. All New Mexico’s back- they’d have to pay out. The threat of mak- wasn’t so crazy hot anymore. — Nick Welsh

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Robert F. Carlson Bob stayed as the head of Channel Katharine Rue consistent generosity. Jan was and thus solidifying his lifelong
1922-2015 Technologies for 56 years. He sold 01/20/21-11/04/15 elegant, and loved to sing and go love of the sport. Building and
the last of the operating compa- out dancing. She elevated daily perfecting clocks, watches, cars
nies in 2012. tasks into fine art, creating beauty and motorcycles, Milt could fix
The Santa Barbara Club, all around her. While she trav- and build almost anything. His
Rotary Club, Harvard Business elled extensively, she appreciated Catholic faith was strong, and he
School and Bob’s Santa Barbara life in Santa Barbara and often spent much of the 1970s and 80s
High School gave him many spoke of the sense of joy she felt in jail ministry and as a member
lifelong friendships. Every Janu- during walks on Butterfly Beach of the Knights of Columbus. He
ary for decades Bob organized a and visits to the Botanic Garden. enjoyed hiking in the mountains,
group of his Santa Barbara man She lived in Santa Barbara for and in his retirement years, had
friends to share a mini ski vaca- 69 years. She died on October a passion for bowling. He was
tion at Mammoth Mountain. It 28th after a short illness. She is always the jokester, entertain-
became known as the “Carlson survived by her children, Peter, ing children with magic tricks,
ski trip.” Gretchen, Judy and Jenifer, her silly pranks and fun at his own
An active member of the Santa grandson Shane Boland, her sister expense, never others. Milt was
A defining characteristic of Bob Barbara Club for over 50 years, Mary Evans, and her nieces, Susan always the one to make everyone
Bob and his second wife, Betsy Katharine was born in Santa Feinthal and Rebecca King. smile.
Carlson was the fact that he hiked Barbara on January 20, 1921, to
the whole length of the John Muir (Borden), held their marriage The family would like to thank
reception at the club May 5, 1985. Charles and Josephine Breck. She Above All Care, the Friendship
Trail in the High Sierras. was raised and schooled locally Milton Albert Prekker
As a 14-year-old, Bob hiked Over the years, he and Betsy 10/12/26-10/31/15 Center in Goleta, and Santa
enjoyed delicious meals and good and left to help with her siblings Barbara Hospice for their con-
from Santa Barbara up to the after her parents passed away.
ridge of the Santa Ynez Moun- conversation there. Bob’s particu- siderable assistance and support.
lar contribution to the club was She married Howard Rue and Milton Prekker passed peacefully,
tains at East Camino Cielo, started a family. She is survived
climbed down to Gibraltar Dam his endless encouragement of fel- surrounded by his family, and
low Santa Barbarians to become by her children, Howard Rue they are comforted in knowing
on the north side, returned to the and wife Sherron, Carol Rue, and
ridge, then jogged down to Santa members. that he is now reunited with his
Bob and Betsy bought their Judy and Brian Shillington and wife, Mary.
Barbara. He then went to a dance two grandchildren, Janel Irvine
that night. Mediterranean-style house across Milton Prekker is survived
from Santa Barbara’s Rose Gar- and husband Mike, and Marty by his five children, Barry Prek-
Bob’s leadership skills showed Osborn and wife Kimberly. In
up early. He was named an eagle den and old Mission in the early ker of West Hollywood, Debra
1990s. Surrounded by this historic addition she was a loving great- McRoberts (John) of Goleta, Patty
scout in 1938 by the boy scouts of grandmother to Merissa Tidd and
America. Then in his senior year and beautiful architectural setting, Peters of Encinitas, Daniel Prek-
their home has been a source of Tayler Limon and a great-great ker of Goleta, and Jeffrey Prekker
Bob was voted “outstanding boy” grandmother to Reyna. Service
at The Santa Barbara High School joy for them. (Chelsea) of San Diego; and three
Bob’s daughter, Apieh Clay- will be graveside at Goleta Ceme- grandchildren, David, Nathaniel,
in 1940. There Bob served as stu- tery on Thursday, 11/12 at 11:00am. Milton Albert Prekker was born
dent body president. At Berkeley brook, lives in Solvang. His grand- and Elise. He also leaves his three
daughter, Anwanur Gielow, her on October 12, 1926, to Matthew sisters Joyce, Virgene and Sandra,
bob finished his BS in mechanical Janet Angell Schramm and Cassie Prekker in Clara City,
engineering in 3½ years, graduat- husband Ryan, and Bob’s three as well as many other extended
great-grandchildren, Samona, 1918-2015 Minnesota. The oldest child family and friends, especially
ing with the class of 1943. and only son, he was followed
Bob served in the navy at the Andrew and Emmett, live in Jerry Rutledge and Deborah
Buellton. Bob’s younger son, by three sisters. In 1943, Milton Alliano, who were dear to him.
end of WWII in the pacific as the married his high school sweet-
Skipper of a Sub Chaser. Harvey Carlson, died in 1994. His wife, Mary, predeceased him
His older son, Rob Carlson, died heart, Mary Suter, and their life in April of this year.
Harvard Business School together began. That same year,
accepted Bob in 1946 where he in 2003. Rob’s son Robert lives A mass in celebration of Mil-
in Massachusetts with Margaret Milt enlisted in the U.S. Navy ton’s life will be held at St. Rapha-
joined other classmates who were and served two years on the Vella
fortunate GI Bill veterans. In his Anne Gray. el’s Catholic Church at 10 a.m.
Born September 9, 1922, in Gulf aircraft carrier in the Pacific. on Friday, November 13, 2015. A
spare time while there, Bob led It wasn’t until his honorable dis-
friends on ski trips to Vermont, Lompoc, California to Martha graveside service at Goleta Cem-
Hanson Carlson and C. G. Fred charge from the navy in 1946 that etery will follow. In lieu of flowers,
particularly to Stowe. he met his first son.
After graduating in 1948 from Carlson, Bob and his family please consider a donation to the
lived on a farm in Lompoc. They Upon his return to the states, Santa Barbara Humane Society or
HBS, Bob was chosen to be the Milt attended watch-making
Administrative Directory of the moved to Santa Barbara when Return to Freedom Wild Horse
Bob was 11 years old. Bob’s sister, school in Kansas City, Missouri. Sanctuary.
Harvard Observatory in Climax, The family lived in Fargo and
Colorado, a post he held for 5 Esther Carlson Finster, lives in Janet Angell Schramm (1918-2015)
Sacramento. His sister Ruth Carl- Larimore, North Dakota, own-
years. was born in England to Clara ing their own jewelry and watch Edward Paul Petrin
Bob’s lifelong wish was to live, son Down, and his brother, David Irene Blakeway and Arthur James 01/24/51-10/22/15
Carlson, pre-deceased him. repair shop as their family grew.
work, and play in Santa Barbara. Angell. Janet worked in the cloth- In 1954, they moved to Owatonna,
Always one to see an opportunity, Services will be private. In lieu ing design department in Lon-
of flowers, a donation to the Land Minnesota, while Milton worked
Bob joined forces with partner don’s Fortnum and Mason, and for jeweler Arthur Vesterby and
Bob Callahan in 1959 to form Trust of Santa Barbara County during World War II as a bomb
or to Visiting Nurse and Hospice then Jostens, who would be his
a corporation called Channel fuse inspector. She survived the employer for the next 27 years. In
Technologies in Santa Barbara. Care of Santa Barbara would be bombing of her apartment dur-
welcomed. 1962, Jostens moved the family to
As CEO Bob hired highly trained ing the Blitz. She married David Santa Barbara, and they settled
technical men — the best in their Chambliss, of Lookout Mountain, in Goleta in 1968. Upon “early
field — and soon moved the Tennessee, who died during the retirement,” Milton began work at
growing company to Goleta. war. She later met and married the Santa Barbara Research Cen-
Bob shunned publicity – for Edward W. Schramm and in 1946 ter, where he was employed for
himself or for the high technology, moved to Santa Barbara, where another 12 years.
manufacturing companies which Ed resumed his legal practice with Milt threw himself into his
operated under the umbrella of Schramm and Raddue. Jan and hobbies and interests wholeheart-
Channel Technologies. These five Ed were devoted to each other edly. He had a tamed pigeon as Edward (“Ed”) Paul Petrin, 64,
companies, Channel Industries, during their 37-year marriage; Ed a boy and later kept and tamed passed away on Thursday, Octo-
Electro Optical, Sonatech, Chan- died in 1982. Janet often said that other pigeons. During high school ber 22, 2015, at Serenity House
nel Products and International she saw no point in complain- in Clara City, he was a basketball in Santa Barbara, right as the
Transducer, are actively operat- ing about the hardships of life, star and was a boxing champ in California sun set over the moun-
ing companies today. Four are in and she lived her life with strong the navy, winning two ribbons,
Goleta, and one is located in Ohio. intention, eternal optimism, and cont’D >>>
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tains on a beautiful evening. Ed here and there, always with a grin.
was surrounded by his family Ed loved his wife and his three
and close friends at the time of children deeply, and he worked
his death, and his eldest daughter fiercely and tirelessly to provide
and wife were holding his hands opportunities for his children that
as he took his final breath. Ed was he had not had as a child himself.
a fighter like none other and had He had an enormous heart with
managed to survive 17 months unmatched capacity for love, he
of aggressive pancreatic can- was extremely generous to his
cer — mostly through his sheer friends and extended family, and
willpower. His indomitable will he delighted in welcoming guests
to live was fueled by his desire to into the family home and to the
keep building and creating for as family dinner table. During his
many days and hours as he pos- final days, Ed’s greatest source
sibly could. of joy of all was his first and
Ed was born and raised in the only grandchild, 22-month-old
copper mining town of Butte, Parker Burch Matagrano, son
Montana, son of Edward Paul of Ed’s youngest daughter, Amy,
Petrin Sr. and Rose Julia Petrin. and her husband, Andrew Burch
Ed first met his wife, Lisa Link, Matagrano.
during junior high school in Ed is survived by his wife,
Butte. They attended Butte High Lisa Petrin, his three children,
School and the University of Meredith Lea Petrin, Christopher
Montana together, as well, and Paul Petrin; and Amy Corinne
they were married in December Petrin Matagrano; his grandson,
of 1973, soon after their gradu- Parker Burch Matagrano; his
ation from college. At the time sisters Judith Josephine Petruska,
of Ed’s passing, Ed and Lisa had of Renton, WA, and Lavenia Rose
known each other for 52 years Malesich, of Yakima, WA; and
and had been married for nearly several nieces and nephews.
42 years. Ed’s family extends profound
Ed was a builder, an entrepre- thanks to the loving and attentive
neur, a creator. Nothing brought staff at the Sansum Cancer Cen-
letters him more joy than envisioning ter in Santa Barbara, who were
new and exciting possibilities always able to make Ed smile and
Imprisoned with it because “it was an accident” or it was because of
“poor record keeping.” How does Plains, or any other
and then turning them into real-
ity through his own hard work.
laugh, and who provided him
with the utmost care throughout

H eadlines have been full of the thousands of


prisoners being released from federal prisons. It’s
interesting how one simple fact can be repeated over
oil company, get to walk away from any culpability?
Oil companies have no incentive to be accountable,
keep impeccable records, put measures in place for
He brought a fierce, committed,
charging-forward energy to all
that he did, and he always pushed
his fight with pancreatic cancer.
The teams from the Visiting
Nurses’ Association and Hospice
the entire spectrum of mass media while so many facts better monitoring and backup; they have no incen- the envelope, always asked “Why of Santa Barbara, Serenity House,
are left unreported, such as: tive for a fail-safe. They get to go back to business as not?” (try something new, teach and Simply Remembered were
usual, pay a big fine, and kill more marine life the yourself something new, do also godsends during Ed’s final
• Roughly 1,830 inmates are released from prison every next time. There’s no misdemeanor or felony pen- it your own way) rather than weeks and days, providing valu-
day. That means the 6,000 in news reports would alty unless they head down to the beach with AK- “Why?” And he always inspired able and timely wisdom and
amount to roughly three and a half days of normal 47s and shoot every bird, seal, and dolphin in sight. and pushed those around him deeply compassionate care for Ed
to be and do their best, as well. and his family.
operations. (The release of those inmates will in fact —James Smallwood, S.B.
He was strongly motivated to do Ed requested that there be no
occur over a three-day period.)
things better than anyone else formal memorial service. His
• Many released inmates are sent back into the public
Wrong Again? ever had. His standards were ashes will be scattered by his wife

I
always impeccably, sometimes and children at a location of Ed’s
with no funds, meaning no food, shelter, or means n 1922, the Washington Post and Los Angeles Times impossibly, high; his extreme choosing, in accordance with his
of transportation. They will likely have to rely on the published an AP article containing absolute scien- thoroughness and attention to last wishes.
same means that got them in trouble in the first place. tific evidence that the Antarctic sheets and glaciers detail were unparalleled; and his Ed will be missed immensely
(During this recent “mass release,” 3,400 were sent to were melting, and the Earth was doomed because of pursuit of perfection was unre- by those who knew and loved
halfway houses; 1,700 were facing deportation and global warming. The article proclaimed with certainty lenting. He brought these traits him, but his powerful spirit
were likely in custody with ICE.) that, because of warmer waters and changing oceanic to bear on all that he did profes- will live on forever through his
currents, the fishing industry and world economy were sionally, including designing children, family, friends, and col-
• Of the 208,000 inmates currently in federal prisons, doomed. transformational new business leagues, who will never forget his
46,000 qualified for the early-release program. In 1975, Peter Gwynne wrote a Newsweek article models, starting and building intense passion, his vision, his
that revealed Earth was heading for a new Ice Age. He multiple companies as a serial dedication, and his enormous
• The United States spends roughly $100 billion a prophesied falling temperatures could lead to crop entrepreneur, and building three love for life.
year on incarceration, an average of $115 per day per failures and worldwide famine based on the scientific beautiful custom-designed homes
inmate! consensus. Gwynne recently wrote a “do-over” story, in Montecito. He also brought
admitting his original article was “over-enthusiastic.” these traits to bear in his roles as a
• The U.S. has almost a quarter of the world’s prison He hoped human-caused global warming “deniers” husband and father of three.
population—one in every 99 Americans is behind wouldn’t use his 1975 story as ammunition to prove Ed’s sheer zest for life was
bars. —Steven Reynalds, S.B. scientific consensus is sometimes wrong. powerful and infectious. He cher-
Why shouldn’t we? ished his close friends, he loved Obituaries and Death
a good meal and a good game of
Criminal Justice Experts 150 years ago believed speeds faster than 100
mph would kill a human and that malaria was caused
golf, and he always sought out the
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s far as I know, no criminal charges have been by foul air. What will climate scientists 100 years from everything — to the point where www.independent.com
filed against Plains All American Pipeline for kill- now be saying about today’s global-warming theories? he would often dictate precisely and in print each Thursday
ing hundreds of marine animals. U.S. News & World —Dale Lowdermilk, S.B. which table one should choose,
Report stated in September,“Prosecutors are consider- at a favorite restaurant, for the For more information
ing possible charges.” on this service, email:
For the Record
best view and ambiance, and the
If you point an AK-47 at a dog and shoot it, that’s optimal overall experience. He obits@independent.com
criminal. If you dump toxic deadly chemicals on that ¶ In our election reporting last week, we should have embraced life with a strong “carpe or call 805-965-5208
dog instead of shooting it, that would be criminal. But stated election by district last occurred 47 years ago, diem” spirit, and he also had an
if you kill an animal with toxic crude, you get away not 60, in 1968. impish, mischievous streak that
drove him to break a few rules
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getting Schooled
exploring santa BarBara’s Many paths to an eDuCation

W
hen it comes to forging an educa- system — to such an extent that parents could be excused
tional path for their children, many for feeling mightily overwhelmed. To help with the sifting, For our complete list of all the
of today’s parents have likely noticed consider the following articles a starter list of Santa Barbara’s public and private schools
that a lot has changed since the yel- vast spectrum of young-mind stimulation, from multiage in the Santa Barbara area,
low buses, standardized tests, and classrooms to hands-on engineering to an unorthodox sports visit independent.com/
Bunsen burners of their own schooling. These days, variety path to higher education. Choose wisely. Someday, your kids schoollistings.
abounds — some of it expensive, some of it within the public may even thank you.

Welcome to
elementary
School
navigating the
Different iDeologies
by Léna Garcia

paul wellman photos


here should I send my children to elementary
school? It’s an exciting — and often anxiety pro-
voking — question that every parent faces. There
are myriad factors that influence parents’ educational choice,
such as what part of the county they live in, their time commit-
ments, their concept of what should be included in a quality
education, and their individual child’s needs — some kids crave Adams Elementary teacher Sean Federbusch helps DPEA student Emma Schott with machinery operation and safety.
independence and quiet time to work alone, while others find

engineerS of
comfort in the rhythm of a structured classroom environment.
In Santa Barbara County, there are 13 public elementary schools

alliance
and 32 private or independent schools with elementary programs
from which to choose. The following are a few of the education
philosophies offered by a handful of area schools.

d
uring the past 13 years, students of Dos Pueb- Initially, the space was destined to become a computer
los High School’s innovative Engineering Acad- lab,“but that sounded so archaic,” said Principal Amy Alzina,
emy have advanced its reputation nationwide who, on a tip from Federbusch last year, became intrigued
with award-winning projects built by teen brains buzzing with Stanford University’s d.school, a multidisciplinary
with physics, mechanics, computer-aided design, and art. design program. She wanted something similar for Adams
But to the program’s founder and director, UCSB-trained kids. It turns out, Alzina was delighted to learn, that similar
physicist Amir Abo-Shaeer, it wasn’t making the local cross-pollinating pedagogy had been the norm for years
impact he had imagined. just up the highway
“People are flying in from
across the county to see what we Dos pueBlos forges innovative at DPEA. Coinci-
dentally, Alzina said,
do,” he said,“but much of our own
[school] district didn’t even know
partnerships with aDaMs anD Crane Abo-Shaeer was
looking to expand
what was going on.” That’s now DPEA’s program into
changing, due in part to cutting-
by Keith hamm primary grades. With
Alton Carmean (left) and Brandon Kim are focused on the task at hand at the edge partnerships the Dos Pueblos a blessing from Santa
Montessori Center School. Engineering Academy (DPEA) has forged with two South Barbara Unified’s superintendent and board of directors, the
Coast schools, one within its own Santa Barbara Unified partnership was born. Next fall, all of Adams’ students, K-6,

Montessori Center sChool School District, and the other a private K-8 in Montecito. will study Federbusch’s now-evolving curriculum as part of
In the public realm, Adams Elementary School 5th-grade the school’s design, art, and music rotation.

D
eveloped by Italian physician and special education teacher teacher Sean Federbusch—who spent a decade in the tech “The idea is that if this works at Adams, it’ll spread to
Maria Montessori in the early 20th century, the Montessori world before switching over to teaching five years ago — is other elementary schools in the district,” Alzina said. 
method aims to foster children’s self-reliance and intellectual spending the 2015-16 school year on a sabbatical of sorts, In the meantime, a similar partnership is preparing two
freedom while tapping into their natural desire to learn. Since working full-time at DPEA to absorb its philosophy and Crane Country Day School teachers — Sabina Funk, an art
1965, the Montessori Center School of Santa Barbara has nurtured techniques so he can bring them back to the Adams Design teacher and fabricator, and Joe Donahue, who specializes
children’s independence, creativity, and organizational skills to Center, a brand-new, 2,000-square-foot classroom funded in computer science and robotics — for the private K-8’s
create a community of self-directed learners. by 2010 ballot measures Q and R. Oak Tree Quad, a $4.5 million expansion that includes an
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Montessori parent Suzanne Cohen said the school allows her kids to explore their interests
protecting and nurturing childhood as the to the fullest depth “without being interrupted.” Last year, her 9-year-old son researched the
foundation for the future Egyptian pyramids, and this year he’s working on a yearlong project exploring Chumash
culture.
Classrooms “resemble more of a work-place or company than a traditional school,” said
Head of School Patricia M. Colby in a prepared statement on the Montessori philosophy.
With a 12:1 student-teacher ratio, the nonprofit institution teaches students via multiage
grouping in which older children help younger ones master classroom tasks under the guid-
ance of a teacher and an assistant teacher who facilitate each child’s learning pace. Students
are clustered into three levels: primary (3-6 years), lower elementary (6-9 years), and upper
elementary (9-12 years).
Key to Montessori’s project-based ideology are aesthetic learning objects such as colorful
moveable alphabet letters and geometric blocks, which reappear at different levels of the
curriculum like motifs. According to Colby, the Montessori method develops goal-oriented
thinking patterns in students, preparing them for future success. Rather than letter-grade
report cards, parents receive detailed narratives and written reports on their child’s progress
three times a year.
The school, located on Fairview Avenue, is home to approximately 265 students, from
toddler-aged to 6th grade, and belongs to a network of 4,000 American Montessori Society–
accredited institutions (including the distinct Santa Barbara Montessori School on Mirano
Dr.). Students interview for acceptance. Tuition is $14,900 per year from 1st to 3rd grade and
$15,300 from 4th to 6th grade. Montessori offers need-based financial aid covering up to half
Caring environments that nourish the senses the cost of attendance. Each family is asked to volunteer 15 hours per year.
Ample time and space for creativity and imagination

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Educators committed to community and self-development
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ounded by a group of parents in 1984, the Waldorf School of Santa Barbara borrows its

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educational ideology from 20th-century Austrian philosopher Rudolf Steiner. Steiner
opened the first Waldorf School in Stuttgart, Germany, nearly 100 years ago. His holistic

The Waldorf School


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education ideology, based on his spiritual and intellectual theory of anthroposophy, is now
taught to 100 children between the ages of 4 months old and 14 years old at Santa Barbara’s
Waldorf School on Mirano Drive, as well as at 900 independent schools worldwide.

of Santa Barbara
Each Waldorf school’s curriculum varies, depending on its parents, students, and geo-
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graphical location. Enrollment Director Nita June Davanzo said that at the Santa Barbara
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teacher. Parents and students receive oral feedback from a teacher who stays with the same
group of students from 1st to 8th grade, acting as an authority figure. Midyear and end-of-
the-year written evaluations take the place of grades until 6th and 7th grade.
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santa ynez valley faMily sChool Unified  School  District
720  Santa  Barbara  Street      Santa  Barbara,  CA  93101      (805)  963-­‐4338

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ocated in rural Los Olivos, the Santa Ynez Valley Family School offers
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a personalized, practical education to 63 students from preschool to
5th grade. The school is organized into four multiage classes, identi-
fied not by grade level but by different colored doors. The Blue Door School  Year  2016-­‐2017
Program is home to 5- and 6-year-old students; the Red Door to 7- and
8-year-olds; and the Purple Door Program to 9- and 10-year-olds. The
Family School shares Midland School’s 2,860-acre campus.
The accredited independent school—built by a group of parents, New  Student   ENROLLMENT  TK-­‐12
Midland teachers, and other area professionals in 1974 — follows a work-
shop-based academic philosophy, in which skills are taught to the group Application available starting January 4, 2016
and students practice to their own ability while receiving individual Open  Houses
assistance from their teacher at a 12:1 student-teacher ratio from 2nd Goleta  Valley  Junior  High  /  January  13,  6:00  p.m.
to 5th grade. Little homework — known as “independent work” at the
Family School — is given, and much of that work is completed in class. La  Colina  Junior  High  /  January  20,  6:00  p.m.
Report cards come in the form of narrative evaluations and continuum La  Cumbre  Junior  High  /  January  21,  6:00  p.m.
checklists. Santa  Barbara  Junior  High  /  January  14,  6:00  p.m.
Curriculum focuses on building life skills, called Habits of Mind,
such as collaboration, stewardship, and acceptance, alongside academics. Open  AlternaFve  School  /  683-­‐3127
Head of School and Red Door teacher Julianne Tullis-Thompson said Santa  Barbara  Charter  School  /  967-­‐7775
she enjoys having the freedom to modify her classroom and daily activi-
ties to meet the needs of each group of students. If her class gets excited Dos  Pueblos  High  School  /  January  28,  6:30  p.m.
about geology, she will spend more time exploring the topic with them. San  Marcos  High  School  /  January  11,  6:00  p.m.
“At our school, every teacher knows every kid,” said Tullis-Thompson. Santa  Barbara  High  School  /  January  13,  6:00  p.m.
Tuition runs $13,020 per year from kindergarten to 1st grade and
$15,068 per year for the rest of elementary school. Need-based tuition
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assistance may cover up to 75 percent of the fees. Parents volunteer their
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appointment. all members of the Santa Barbara School of Squash (SBSOS), a unique, 9-year-old nonprofit
that tutors disadvantaged South Coast youth while coaching them in a niche sport that may
one day help them get into college.
David Quintero is a senior at
San Marcos High School. He’s
been with the program seven
santa BarBara sChool of
years, and next week he’s visiting squash, a new path to College
Bates College, a private Maine
university where the squash coach by tyLer hayden
wants him for the team. After that,
he’s checking out the University of Connecticut. “Yeah, I’m really excited,” he said with a big
nod and grin. Quintero explained SBSOS played no small part in getting his grades to where
they are now, and it has allowed him to travel for tournaments, which introduced him to
people and places he’d otherwise never experience.“It’s helped me a lot,” he said.
Right now the Santa Barbara program — under the umbrella of the National Urban
Squash + Education Association and its 20 locations across the country — serves 33 students
from 15 different schools around the South Coast. Each of them lives below the poverty line.
Participants are required to complete 100 hours of academics, 100 hours of squash, and 15
hours of community service every year, while 30 volunteer tutors — ranging from former
college professors to high school students — monitor their grades every week and provide
extra help as needed.
In addition to its home at the Santa Barbara Athletic Club, which donates court time dur-
ing slow hours, SBSOS operates from the Louise Lowry Davis Center and the Santa Barbara
YMCA. Every so often, the kids go on field trips to places such as the Museum of Natural
History or a soccer game in Ventura. Parents pay an annual fee of just $25.
Between drills on Saturday, Franklin Elementary School student Monica Paredez sits on
a bench with her feet dangling and twirls her racket in her hands. She’s wearing the same eye
protection and navy shirt sported by the rest of the kids. Paredez, 9, talks about how SBSOS’s
tutors have improved her reading and writing and how she and her teammates have “lots of
fun” every time they get together. No one else at Franklin plays squash, she said, but now that
they’ve heard her talk about it so much, they want to try.
Familiar to relatively few West Coasters, and then usually as just a cousin of sorts to rac-
quetball, squash is a much bigger deal on the East Coast and in other countries, especially
Egypt and England. Merith Velasquez, a 15-year-old Laguna Blanca student with braces and
dreams of becoming an engineer, said she’s excited to see how the sport is played in other
parts of the country when she starts touring colleges.
Velasquez has been with SBSOS a year and is one of six students to receive a scholarship
to Laguna Blanca with its help. “You’re never alone,” she said of SBSOS. “It’s a really good
atmosphere.” Velasquez made sure to specially thank executive director Robert Graham.
“He’s really funny,” she said, “and he always asks about your day. If you’re not having a good
day, he’ll find a way to cheer you up.”
Graham is a former squash pro who reached #30 in the world rankings and #1 in the U.S.
during his 14-year career. He worked at the Athletic Club as its racquet ContinueD on p.25 

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If more families apply than the school can serve, incoming kindergarten
students are selected via a February lottery before the new school year (dis-
trict students receive an extra entry in the lottery). Students who transfer cover story
in after 1st grade must meet a certain level of proficiency in each language.
Each family is asked to volunteer five hours per month. Parents who can’t give their time
can make a donation within their means. The bilingual school, located next to Franklin
Elementary School on East Yanonali Street, offers resources for Spanish- and English-speaking
parents.

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irst established in 1936 as the Catholic San Roque School, the school had its lease taken over
by the San Roque Charitable Trust in 2002, and the newly founded academy was moved
to its Garden Street campus three years later. Now, Garden Street Academy provides a
personalized academically rigorous plan to each student at an 8:1 student-teacher ratio. The
nonprofit independent school uses a multiage program in its K-8 Lower School—each grade
partners with the grade

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above it until 8th grade,
which is taught separately.
The school’s project-
based philosophy inte-
grates the arts, sciences,
and letters programs,
encouraging students to
share their work through
diverse media, said co-
deans Kristi Dichard and
Jessica Sanford. Garden
Street’s interdisciplinary
ideology culminates each
year in a drama production
written, directed, designed,
and acted by students.
While preparing for the
play, students also study
the cultural significance of
its subject matter.
When Stephanie Christ-
off ’s 5th-grade daugh-
ter learned about world
explorers, her class created Garden Street Academy students (from left) Lulia, Aiden, Samuel, and Christian
an open house for par- complete classwork.
ents. Students showcased
a handmade replica of their explorer, cooked 13th-century food, and made old-fashioned
advertisements encouraging settlers to come to the Americas.“They really emphasize authen-
tic learning,” Christoff said.
For the 83 students in Lower School, biannual descriptive reviews and student-led confer-
ences take the place of letter grades. Students receive homework based on their individual
needs. Lower School tuition is $15,000 per year for K-5 students. Need-based and merit schol-
arships may cover up to all fees. Families must volunteer for 60 hours per year, with special
projects available for working parents.

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Gwen Phillips—the Open Alternative School is based on a holistic education model that
prepares 140 students from transitional kindergarten to 8th grade to be active community
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engineering and design center. As with Federbusch’s
arrangement, Funk and Donahue will simultaneously An independent school, grades 6-9
teach this year at DPEA while absorbing and reinvent-
ing its lessons for younger students back at Crane.
Before partnering with DPEA, Crane was already
a few years into the development of its engineering
program, “but we had some blanks that needed to be
resolved,” said Head of School Joel Weiss. During a
DPEA tour with a visiting educator in February, Weiss
and Crane Board President Tom Kenny were impressed
with the facility and its founder, Abo-Shaeer. The light-
bulb went off for Weiss and Kenny — some sort of col-
laboration with DPEA was in order, especially after
hearing that Abo-Shaeer needed more hands to help
out. “It was very serendipitous,” Weiss said. “[DPEA’s]
need was more high-level teachers. Our need was a
degree of expertise. The best partnerships happen when
both sides are invested with the other.” If construction
of Oak Tree Quad stays on track, its engineering and
design center — sometimes refereed to as a maker space Amir Abo-Shaeer
—will be filled with students next fall.  
At the same time, DPEA will be tackling the steady constant of drumming up about
$680,000 each year to keep the lights on in its 18,000 square feet of workspace. The pro-

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gram has expanded over the years, this year maxing out at 400 students, half of whom are
female. Typically, the program gets 300 applications for the 100 freshmen spots that open
up each fall. 
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Shepard, who was kidnapped, codirector of the Neuroscience hosted by SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning. There will be a
beaten, and left to die Research Institute at UCSB, will huge variety of exquisite ceramics, glass arts, jewelry, weaving,
because he was gay. The play discuss genes, evolution, and art, and more. 10am-4pm. SBCC Wake Campus, 300 N. Turnpike
was created from more than prosocial behavior relative to Rd. Free. Call 898-8138 or visit thecll.org.
200 interviews from towns- other primates. 4pm. McCune
people who were affected by Conference Rm., 6020 HSSB, 11/14: Fall into Giving This is not your average shopping spree.
the murder. Thu.-Sat.: 7pm; UCSB. Free. Call 893-3907 or visit Enjoy home decor, kitchen supplies, watercolors and cards,
Sun.: 2pm. San Marcos High www.ihc.ucsb.edu. chocolate, and a bake sale. Of the proceeds, 30 percent will go
School, 4750 Hollister Ave. to Food from the Heart, dedicated to preparing and delivering
$6-$12. Recommended for 11/12: Adventurous Rhythms healthy meals to neighbors in need. 11am-4pm. Trinity Evangeli-
ages 13+. Call 967-4581 x5568 Celebrate world music and wil- cal Lutheran Church, 909 N. La Cumbre Rd. Free. Call 334-5292.
or visit shopsmroyals.org. Read derness adventure tales. Author
more on p. 51. Bryan Snyder will read pieces 11/14: Tone-Up Holiday Boutique Buy and shop locally! From
from his book Further off the healthy cupcakes to beautiful jewelry to ceramics to organic
Map: Fifty-Three Tales of Adven- chocolate, this boutique will have it all. The best part? Sip a glass
Thursday 11/12 ture Along the Rougher Edges of
11/13: Josef Woodard Join this
of wine as you shop. Noon-5pm. Tone-Up S.B., 3006 De la Vina St.
Free. Call 682-2736.
American Wilderness, filled with
11/12: A Benefit for Tim cultural journalist/critic of jazz as
stories about storms and bears.
Bryson Tim Bryson and the he signs his book Charles Lloyd: A 11/14-11/15: Ojai Holiday Marketplace This marketplace fea-
Then singer/songwriter Melanie
seminal S.B. pop band The Pups Wild, Blatant Truth. An important tures more than 40 vendors and artisans. See what different gifts
Hutton will share music from her
dominated the S.B. scene from voice and saxophonist of the jazz Ojai has to offer. This marketplace benefits the Ojai Music Festival
CD Wood and Snake, blending
the late ’70s through the early world since the late 1950s, Lloyd and its Bravo music education and community programs. 10am-
grooves from the Middle East,
’80s. This benefit, sponsored has lived a life filled with ups 4pm. Matilija Junior High School, 701 El Paseo Rd., Ojai. Free. Visit
medieval Spain, old Europe, and
and hosted by Pups member and downs, disappearances and ojaifestival.org.
modern music. 6pm. Ayni Gal-
Philip Claypool and rock band reappearances in the jazz world,
lery, 216 State St. Book-signing:
The Tearaways, is to help their and more. 7pm. Chaucer’s Books, 11/14-11/15: Holiday Pop-Up Shop Get a jump on your holiday
Free; concert: $15. Visit tinyurl
friend Tim, who was recently 3321 State St. Free. Call 682-6787 shopping, and enjoy a glass of wine, nibbles of food, and live
.com/CreativeReleases.
diagnosed with pancreatic can- or visit chaucersbooks.com. music as you wander through a lively shop of goods and wares
cer. 7pm. Blind Tiger, 409 State St. 11/12: TOKiMONSTA L.A.-born from area makers, artisans, and craftspeople. Noon-6pm. The
$20. Ages 18+. Call (310) 614-9480. 11/13-11/15: Peter and the Guilded Table, 120 Santa Barbara St. Free. Call 845-1482 or visit
Jennifer Lee, a k a TOKiMONSTA,
Read more on p. 55. Starcatcher This prequel to guildedtable.com.
uses her classical upbring-
the classic Peter Pan will feature
ing to create a unique take on
pirates, mermaids, witty dia-
electronic/R&B/dance music.
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ross barrett
Kitchen, Julienne, Finch & Fork,
Barbareño, and more. The win-
ning restaurant will donate to
the charity of its choice. Noon-
4pm. Goodland Hotel, 5650
Calle Real, Goleta. $30-$45. Visit
tinyurl.com/ramensb.

11/14: TEDxYouthSantaBar-
bara This is your chance to
see the live showing of this
year’s TEDYouth event in N.Y.C.

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Get together with friends, and
share a Ted-like experience
with live speakers, hands-on
activities, and great conversa-
tions with scientists, designers,
performers, and more. Regis-
Zodo’s Bowling & Beyond, 5925 tration is required. 8am-3pm.
11/13-11/14: BASSH! 2015 La Cumbre Junior High School,
Area dance professionals will Calle Real, Goleta. $35. Visit
unitedwelead.org. 2255 Modoc Rd. Free. Ages
take audiences on a global 13+. Visit tedxyouthsb.org.
dance tour of competition
ballroom, Latin exhibition, 11/13: Part One Tribe Hail-
ing from Melbourne, Florida, 11/14-11/15: Guitar Shorty
swing, hip-hop, jazz, and Former guitarist for Ray
other popular dances. A this group got its start in the
mid-’90s as a punk band called Charles and Sam Cooke, this
portion of the proceeds will valued musician has led his
go to the La Cumbre Foun- Dumb before transitioning
into its current reggae-rock own band for more than 30
dation at La Cumbre Junior years, been nominated for
High School. Fri.: 7pm; Sat.: sound, which blends hip-hop
and blues. 8pm. Velvet Jones, multiple Blues Music Awards,
2 and 7pm. The New Vic, 33 and has won two for Best
W. Victoria St. $20-$23. Visit 423 State St. $10. Ages 21+. Call
965-8676 or visit velvet-jones Blues Album of the Year. Come
www.sbassh.com. dance to the music of this leg-
.com.
endary blues performer. 8pm.
as one boy journeys to find a
11/13-11/14: Some Enchanted Carrillo Recreation Ctr., 100 E.
home. Fri.: 7pm; Sat.: 2 and
Evening: Westmont Sings Carrillo St. $10-$40. Call
7pm; Sun.: 2pm. Elings Perform-
Broadway The singers of West- 722-8155 or visit sbblues.org.
ing Arts Ctr., 7266 Alameda Ave.,
Goleta. $10-$12. Call 968-2541 mont are ready to perform some
of the funniest and most mov- 11/14-11/15: 31st Annual
x4670 or visit dptheatrecompany
ing, challenging, beautiful songs Vaquero Show & Sale
.org. Read more on p. 51.
of Broadway at this fundraiser Noted artisans, craftspeople,
for students to attend the Ken- and collectors will display
11/13-11/14: Remnants of
nedy Center American College custom hand-tooled leather
the Past Vintage & Antique
Theatre Festival. Fri.: 9pm; Sat.: saddles, silver spurs, reins,
Show Come shop for unique
8pm. Porter Theatre, Westmont and other vaquero-inspired
items from around the world,
College, 955 La Paz Rd. $10-$15. horse tack. There will also be
and then go to the Porter Sta-
Visit tinyurl.com/westmontsings hats, books, jewelry, leather
tion, where you can have your
broadway. goods, poetry, music, roping
purchases kept safely, get help
techniques, and other per-
with transporting them, and
formances. Sat.: 9am-5pm;
also arrange for shipping. There
Sun.: 10am-3pm. Santa Ynez
will be food trucks and a full saT
a urday 11/14
aT Valley Historical Museum,
bar available with items for pur-
11/14: Set List with Greg 3596 Sagunto St., Santa Ynez.
chase. Fri.: 2-7pm; Sat.: 9am-
Proops Greg Proops is back to $5. Call 688-7889 or visit
5pm. Earl Warren Showgrounds,
headline this show where come- santaynezmuseum.org. Read
3400 Calle Real. $15. Visit
dians are given never-before- more on p. 35.
remnantsofthepast.com.
seen topics in the moment and
perform. Joining him will be @ 11/14: Teen Book Giveaway
11/13: 6th Annual United
midnight’s Eliza Skinner, Girls Stop by and choose a free
We Bowl At this Young Lead-
Behaving Badly’s Kira Soltanov- book! This sale will have a vari-
ers Society bowl-athon, funds
ich, and The Office’s Rick Over- ety of new titles and old clas-
will be raised for community
ton. 8pm. Telegraph Brewing sics to give away. 1-3pm. Goleta
programs including the annual
Co., 418 Salsipuedes St. $15-$20. Library, 500 N. Fairview Ave.,
United We Read program, which
Visit tinyurl.com/gregproopssb. Goleta. Free. Ages 13+. Call
matches volunteers with an
964-7878 or visit sbplibrary.org.
elementary class to engage
students to improve their read- 11/14: Ramenfest Who doesn’t
love ramen? Crown the Ramen 11/14: Random Rab + Bird
ing and reading ability. 6-9pm.
King from participating restau- of Prey Brainchild of pro-
ducer, instrumentalist, singer,

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fall fIlms
11/12-11/15: OUTrageous LGBTQ Film Festival For more
than 20 years, this film festival continues to provide a diverse
selection of films and videos that entertain, challenge, and
educate the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communi-
ties. There will be special Q&As with filmmakers, discussions,
and socializing. Various locations. Free-$70. Call 963-3636 or
visit tinyurl.com/OUTrageousFilmFestival for a full schedule.
Read more on p. 59.
THURSDAY

11/12: The Look of Silence SALT N PEPA NOV


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A companion piece to the
WITH SPECIAL GUEST
2012 Oscar-nominated doc- SPINDERELLA
umentary The Act of Killing, a
film about the 1965 Indone-
sian genocide, this doc tells
the story of optometrist Adi
as he confronts his brother’s FRIDAY
murderers during an eye exam and asks them to accept
responsibility for their crime. There will be a conversation fol- NOV
SHARON
20
lowing the screening. 7-10pm. Pollock Theater, UCSB. Free. Call
893-4367 or visit carseywolf.ucsb.edu. CUNETA
11/12-11/15: Ojai Film Festival This multiday festival supports
many filmmakers from all over the world who are just begin-
ning their careers and brings their films to audiences who
wouldn’t otherwise have access to them. Come see feature- THURSDAY
length and short narrative and documentary films, as well as
animation. Thu.-Fri.: 2:30pm; Sat.-Sun.: 9am. Various loca-
tions in Ojai. $15-$200. Call 640-1947 or visit ojaifilmfestival.com.
GLORIANA DEC
DAN + SHAY
11/13: Get Low This 2009 film about redemption and recon-
ciliation follows Felix Bush (Robert Duvall), a man who comes
back to town to throw himself a memorial party after disap-
pearing for 40 years. A discussion will follow the screening.
A TOYS FOR TOTS BENEFIT
3
7pm. Parish Hall, Unitarian Society, 1535 Santa Barbara St. Free.
Call 845-5314 or visit allianceforlivinganddyingwell.org. THURSDAY

11/13: Awake: The Life of Yogananda This is an unconven- DEC


EASTON
10
tional biographical documentary about Paramahansa Yoga-
nanda, world-renowned author of Autobiography of a Yogi and CORBIN
the man who brought yoga and meditation to the West in the
1920s. Highly influential people including Steve Jobs, Russell
Simmons, and George Harrison are featured in the film. 7pm.
Unity Church, 227 E. Arrellaga St. $5. Visit unitysantabarbara.org.
THURSDAY
11/16: True Grit The Elmer Bernstein Memorial Film Series will
be screening True Grit, the 1969 classic about a drunken, hard-
nosed U.S. Marshal (John Wayne) and a Texas Ranger (Glen MARIACHI DEC
DIVAS
17
Campbell) who help a stubborn teenager track down her
father’s murderer in American Indian territory. Guest curator
Jon Burlingame will host a Q&A before the film. 7pm. Granada CHRISTMAS
Theatre, 1214 State St. $10-$20. Call 899-2222 or visit granadasb.
org.

11/18: Valentino’s Ghost This documentary looks into how


America’s foreign policy in the Middle East affects identities
of Arabs and Muslims. Be exposed to the real truth of our
complex relationship with the Middle East. Following the
screening will be a discussion with Sherene Seikaly, assistant
professor of history at UCSB. 6-8pm. MultiCultural Ctr. Theater,
UCSB. Free. Call 893-8411 or visit mcc.sa.ucsb.edu.

Cont’d on p. 30.
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We want your season’s 11/18: Running for Jim Follow record-breaking high school running coach Jim Tracy as he battles
Greetings to be picture perfect! Lou Gehrig’s disease, and learn what grit, determination, and the powerful will to “finish” mean.
There will be a Q&A with Dr. Karen DaSilva, Sansum Clinic neurologist, following the screening. RSVP
is required by Thursday, November 12. 6pm. The New Vic, 38 W. Victoria St. Free. Call 681-1756 or visit

Ultherapy
ensembletheatre.com.

The Non-Invasive Lift

terry ortega
Get Back the Neck You Knew! 11/14: Coronado Con-
servation Day The
butterflies are coming
for their wintering des-
tination. This day will be
filled with habitat resto-
ration, monarch docent
presentations, tips for
attracting pollinators to
your garden, children’s

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activities, and more.
10am-1pm. Coronado
Butterfly Preserve, 7559
thermitight rF Palos Verdes Dr., Goleta.
Free. Call 966-4520 or
visit sblandtrust.org.
The Minimally Invasive Lift
Real Results in a Single Treatment
and artist Rab Clinton, Random 11/14-11/15: 12th Annual Mesa nied by an adult. Call 884-0459
Rab has released new album Artists Studio Tour The Mesa or visit exploreecology.org.
Awoke, which is all about space extends from the city’s beautiful
and movement. Opening will harbor to the hillsides that rise 11/14: Fall Booksale Once
be death-metal band Bird of above dramatic sea cliffs. View the weather gets cold, nothing
Prey. 9pm. Blind Tiger, 409 various paintings, artworks, and sounds better than cuddling up
State St. $12-$15. Ages 21+. Visit sculpture in acrylic, oil, wood, and
musicislove.org. more as artists open their home
studios, some tucked along 11/14: Art Reception:
11/14: Ancient Transfor- seaside lanes, to the public. 11am- Virginia McCracken This
mations: An Evening of 4pm. Various locations. Free. Visit S.B.-based artist creates
Charya Burt Cambodian santabarbaramesaartists.com for small-scale assemblages
the NatUral liFt Dance Charya Burt pushes
the boundaries of traditional
a map. inhabited by papier-mâché
figures. These figures are of
Cambodian form, musically 11/14: Fantastical Beasts unknown species, gener-
Trust Your Face to a Facial and thematically, with classical Beasts don’t have to be scary; ally related to cats, dogs,
Plastic Surgeon for and folk dances that reflect her they can be fantastical! Guest rabbits, and horses, but
no one really knows. Step
Long-Lasting Results concerns and passions. 8-10pm.
MultiCultural Ctr. Theater, UCSB.
artist Ally Bortolazzo will teach
you how to make amazing closer to the art, and get
$5-$15. Call 893-8411 or visit mcc beasts out of discarded materi- the whole story. The show
.ucsb.edu. als. 10am-noon. Art From Scrap, runs through December
302 E. Cota St. $8. Children ages 30. 3-5pm. Porch, 3823
11/14-11/15: Shakespeare Set 5 and under must be accompa- Santa Claus Ln., Carpinte-
to Music The S.B. Symphony ria. Free. Call 684-0300.
will present famous suites
from Shakespeare’s As You “The Sorcerer” by Virginia McCracken
Like It, Romeo and Juliet, and A
Actual Patient of Dr Keller Midsummer Night’s Dream as
artists from the Ensemble The-
atre Company play their many
Call Today for a Consultation parts in a wonderfully dramatic
fashion. Sat.: 8pm; Sun.: 3pm.

805.687.5408 Granada Theatre, 1214 State St.


$28-$133. Call 899-2222 or visit
granadasb.org.

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The Herman P. and Sophia Taubman Foundation
Endowed Symposia in Jewish Studies at UCSB

Ambassador Dennis Ross


Doomed to Succeed: The US-Israel
Relationship from Truman to Obama

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courtesy
Friday, November 20 / 3:00 p.m. / Free
UCSB Campbell Hall
“Dennis Ross and ‘Middle East Peace Process’ are nearly synonymous.”
Elliot Abrams, The Wall Street Journal

in a blanket and reading. Get 11/15: 6th Annual Owls


your next reads at this book in Wonderland In cel-
sale, where there will be lots ebration of the anniversary
of new and gently used books of Lewis Carroll’s book
for both adults and children. Alice’s Adventures in Won-
Proceeds will benefit the vol- derland, students, family,
unteer program at the library. and community members
10am-3pm. Solvang Library, 1745 are invited for a whimsical
Mission Dr., Solvang. Free. Call afternoon filled with fun In Doomed to Succeed, Ambassador Dennis Ross takes us through every administration
688-4214 or visit sbplibrary.org. activities such as a Mad
Hatter’s Workshop, royal from Truman to Obama, throwing into dramatic relief each president’s attitudes toward
11/14: Foreverland: The croquet, arts and crafts, Israel and the region, the often tumultuous debates between key advisers, and the
14-Piece Tribute to Michael and tea parties. There will
Jackson With four vocalists be live white rabbits and
events that drove the policies and at times led to a shift in approach. He argues that
and a powerhouse rhythm and owls, food for purchase, distancing the United States from Israel in the Eisenhower, Nixon, Bush, and Obama
horn section, Foreverland will and, of course, Alice! 11am-
administrations never yielded benefits and explains why that lesson has never been
re-create hits from the Jack- 2pm. Laguna Blanca Lower
son 5 era through the end of Campus, 260 San Ysidro learned. Ambassador Dennis Ross is counselor and William Davidson Distinguished
Michael Jackson’s career. Moon- Rd., Montecito. Free. Ages Fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
walk back to the past, and get a 3-10. Call 687-2461 or visit
glimpse of MJ. 9pm. SOhO Res- lagunablanca.org.
taurant & Music Club, 1221 State
St. $15. Ages 21+. Call 962-7776
2-3pm. Barbara Goodall Educa-
or visit sohosb.com.
tion Ctr., Wildling Museum,
1511-B Mission Dr., Solvang. $5.
11/14: Art Reception:
Ages 5-13. Call 686-8315 or visit Join the Taubman Symposia on Facebook for more information about our events
Appearance Preserving Sim-
tinyurl.com/SnowflakeMobile. and lively coverage of cultural affairs! — www.facebook.com/TaubmanSymposia
plification and Aikido Dream
Artist Michael DeLucia’s exhibit For assistance in accommodating a disability, please call 893-2317.
11/14-11/15: 19th Annual Holi-
Appearance Preserving Simplifi-
day Home Look In Check
cation will highlight the differ-
out the architectural contrasts
ences between screen-based
and uniqueness of four homes
media and the reality of space
in Ojai Valley. Along with the
through the gallery’s transfor-
tour, you can get your holiday
mation into a corporate-styled
shopping done early at the
waiting area. Tam Van Tran’s
marketplace, featuring more
Aikido Dream, often translated
than 40 vendors and artisans
as “the way of unifying (with)
(see Holiday Boutiques on p. Plenty of space for wine, no room for snobbery
life energy,” will reflect intu-
27). Both events will benefit
ition, meditation, and philoso-
the Ojai Music Festival and its
phy. The shows run through
Bravo music education and
February 21, 2016. 6-8pm.
Museum of Contemporary Art
community programs. 10am-
4pm. Various locations in Ojai.
Voted Best Wine Shop santa
barbara®

S.B., 653 Paseo Nuevo. Free.


$30. Visit ojaifestival.org. Santa Barbara
for Six Years in a Row!
®

Call 966-5373 or visit mcasanta Winner


barbara.org.
11/14-11/18: Great Clips Car-
pinteria Scholarship Drive
11/14: KidKraft: Snowflake
Mobile Make your own
Get your hair done by a pro- Largest selection of Central Coast wines anywhere!
fessional, and raise money for
nature-inspired and environ-
mentally friendly snowflake
students. Great Clips is hoping Plus a whole lot of imports.
to reach 1,000 cuts and donate
mobile. Bring your friends, and
$5,000 to Carpinteria High
get the creative juices flowing.
Admission includes one adult.
School. The sale runs through – Cheers, Bob, Betty & Dennis
Hours: Mon-Sat from 11-7, Closed Sundays
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“An amazing
place to
work with a
great culture.” November 20. Sat.: 8am-7pm; books — as she hosts a
Sun.: 9am-7pm; Mon.-Wed.: master-class presentation
glassdoor.com 9am-9pm. Great Clips, 1013 and cooking demonstration.
Casitas Pass Rd., Carpinteria. There will also be a Q&A, food
$12-$14. Visit facebook.com/ and wine tasting, and a book-
4.9 GreatClipsShepardPlace. signing. A portion of the pro-
ceeds will benefit Domestic
Violence Solutions and Inter-
sunday 11/15 national Orthodox Christian
Charities. 1pm. Saint Barbara
11/15: 2nd Annual Tri-Brew- Event Ctr., 1205 San Antonio
ery Volksmarch and Canned Creek Rd. $60-$65. Call 455-
Food Drive Embrace the old 6725 or visit saintbarbara.net.
German tradition of the Volks-
march, also known as “people 11/15: Family Nature Day
walk.” Hike a 2.3-mile route from See what’s happening at the
brewery (Island Brewing Co.) Curiosity Lab, visit An Under-
to brewery (Rincon Brewery) to water Adventure from the
brewery (BrewLAB), support the Equator to Alaska, check out
Foodbank of S.B County, and photos of American Indian
visit the only craft beer brewer- life, and experience the year-
ies in Carpinteria. Stay for the round exhibition halls for
after-party with food and live free on this family day! 10am-
music. Registration: 12:30pm; 5pm. S.B. Museum of Natural
Hiring in All Departments walk: 1:30pm. Island Brewing History, 2559 Puesta del Sol.
Co., 5049 6th St., Carpinteria. Free. Call 682-4711 or visit
$10 and two cans of food. Call sbnature.org.
745-8272 or email tinyurl.com/
SALES | MARKETING | ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT carpinteriabrewery. 11/15: Tory Lanez, Boogie
SOFTWARE ENGINEERING | PRODUCT | UX DESIGN The Canadian rapper of mix-
11/15: The Children of the tapes Conflicts of My Soul: The
Covenant Legacy Luncheon 416 Story and Lost Cause, Tory
Procore Technologies, Inc. provides cloud-based construction management Honor the sacrifice and com- Lanez is working on his debut
software to clients across the globe. At Procore we’ve worked hard to maintain mitment of 18 World War II vet- album, set to release in 2016.
a culture where you are encouraged to own your work, given the resources to try erans from S.B. at this luncheon, This is your chance to see a
new ideas, and supported within an open, collaborative environment. We believe which coincides with both the concert before the artist gets
in keeping our employees happy, providing our teams with the latest tech, catered annual Veterans Day celebra- huge! Opening the show will
lunches, dog friendly offices, and fitness programs. At Procore, you’ll have the tion and the 70th anniversary of be Compton rapper Boogie.
opportunity to work with a great group of people, mentor others, and grow. the end of WWII. There will be 8pm. Velvet Jones, 423 State
Our headquarters is located on the bluffs above the Pacific Ocean in Carpinteria, video excerpts from interviews St. $18-$20. Ages 16+. Call 965-
with offices across the US.
with the honorees, the 2015 8676 or visit velvet-jones
Legacy Award presentation .com.
honoring their service, a WWII
military collection and exhibit, 11/15: Teen Dance Star
and a performance by the Shir Audition Do you have what
APPLY ONLINE Chadash Youth Choir. 11am-2pm. it takes to be a dance star?
procore.com/jobs Congregation B’nai B’rith, 1000 If so, those in 7th-12th grade
San Antonio Creek Rd. Free. Call are welcome to apply for this
@procorejobs
964-7869 or visit cbbsb.org. Read year’s competition. There will
more on p. 35. be 10 semifinalists chosen to
face the Teen Star Showcase
11/15: Native Vibe Blending before a live audience and

Sukie’s
Latin, African, Caribbean, funk, celebrity judge. Applications
Customized spray tans rock, and jazz, this band will must be turned in by Thurs-

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dance.
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Call Sukie!

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11/18: Mission Treasures
Tour Learn the history of the
mission and view some of the
most precious sites normally not
Kasparov
opened to the public, including
the Archive-Library. Proceeds
Winter is Coming: Why Vladimir
help support the mission and Putin and the Enemies of the Free
Archive-Library. Reservations
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Volunteering p. 35

Teach for Life:


Deanna Marchiando Veterans
I e

paUl wEllman phOTOS


n 1965, Deanna Marchi- After landing that
ando accepted a teach- Cleveland position right
ing position at Cleveland out of the university, she
Elementary. She’s been there treated herself to a 1966
ever since, teaching 1st grade Ford Mustang. Since then,
for 25 years before switching to she’s put about 79,000
2nd. She’s never taught sum- original miles on it, and
mer school — that would’ve parks it in the carport of
cut into vacation time—and the home she’s lived in
she’s never considered moving since birth, just down the
into administration. That’s not hill from Cleveland. On LEGACY LUNCHEON: Pictured from left, WWII vets Len Berman, Jack
Nadel, and Ralph Baxter will be honored at a luncheon this Sunday.
her thing. She’ll stick with the her days off, she might
Below, Nadel displays safety pins from his bombing missions.
kids. “I’m pretty positive, and play the slots at Chumash

Honoring
I expect the best from them,” Casino. She also likes the
she says, adding, “You almost Dodgers, her Jack Russell

Jewish Fighters
gotta be a stand-up comedian, terrier, and trading in the
always thinking on your feet to stock market. She’s never
keep their attention. I call them been married, and while

U
my turkeys.” she doesn’t have any kids
Born the only child of of her own, this year she nited States Navy veteran Len Berman sailed through a
Italian immigrants, Marchi- has 24 turkeys to teach. typhoon 70 years ago to return from Japan to the U.S. at the
ando picked up English in Colleagues describe her end of WWII. Congregation B’nai B’rith, Santa Barbara’s
the neighborhood surround- classroom style as honor- oldest synagogue, will honor Berman and 17 other area Jewish WWII
ing Arnoldi’s Café. Pondering able, enthusiastic, gifted, veterans on November 15 at its inaugural Children of the Covenant
COURTESY

her future with Bishop Gar- and supremely optimistic. Legacy Luncheon.
cia Diego High School’s first But she plays it down. “I’m The event fosters respect
graduating class, she thought, “Well, okay, I can be a not the teacher,” she said. “I’m just the facilitator, just among the Jewish commu-
teacher,” and enrolled in UCSB’s elementary educa- trying to spark interest and let the kids realize they nity for its living and lost
tion program. can do it.” — Keith Hamm Jewish WWII veterans,
“who fought for our fate
as Americans and Jews,”
Traditions
Vaqueros,
said B’nai B’rith Executive
Director Elizabeth Gaynes.
COURTESY

Video interviews with

Mount Up!
each ninety-something veteran will be shown at the luncheon, and
they will receive 2015 Legacy Awards and copies of their interviews to
share with their families.

T
Of the connection between his Jewish faith and his time in the navy,
he vaquero is California’s own homegrown Berman said he attended service on his ship every Friday with the
version of the cowboy, and the horse-riding, other Jewish boys, who all wore an “H” on their dog tags for Hebrew.
riata-tossing, saddle-making cattleman The weekly service “gave us a good feeling,” he said.
of yesteryear came into his own along the Central A fellow veteran being recognized for his service B-29 Bomber Jack
Coast, working massive ranchos from Monterey to Nadel, considers the event “as much of an honor for the people we lost
Santa Barbara. Every year, the Santa Ynez Valley His- as it is for us.” Nadel, who launched a successful marketing company
torical Museum honors that cultural legacy with an after the war, collected the bomb safety keys from each of his missions
all-ages affair, this weekend hosting the 31st Annual and sent them back home to his Jewish mother in New York City.
Vaquero Show & Sale Celebration. U.S. Army veteran and German Jew Ralph Baxter, whose family
“They were top-notch horsemen, probably the escaped from the City of Hamburg before the war broke out, used his
best, and very different from the horsemen out of bilingualism to help defeat the Nazis. He said the luncheon serves the
Texas,” said the museum’s executive director, Chris important purpose of “remind[ing] the younger generation, especially
Bashforth.“But they had a lot of time on their hands Jews, of the reason we fought.”
when they weren’t herding cattle, so the vaqueros Also on November 15, documentary filmmaker and philanthropist
made a lot of things.” That includes saddles, boots, Nancy Spielberg will speak about her newest film, Above and Beyond,
riatas (or lassos), and spurs, and while it’s tough to COWBOY UP: Pat Puckett gives a roping demon- which tells the story of Jewish WWII veterans, their secret missions,
track down a legitimate vaquero today, there are stration at the Vaquero Show & Sale Celebration. and their lives after the war. At a separate screening of the film, Spiel-
plenty of artisans who keep these traditions alive. berg will answer questions from veterans and congregation members.
More than 50 of them, from saddlers and silver jew- There’s also a Viva los Vaqueros preview dinner Courtesy of the Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation, attendees
elers to leatherworkers of all sorts, will be in Santa on Friday, November 13, and the “show” part of will be able to browse a collection of WWII memorabilia. At $136 per
Ynez to sell those wares. “All of it is hand-done, and the weekend features roping performances by Pat person, tickets to the Legacy Luncheon include lunch, cocktails, and a
no one is reselling anything,” said Bashforth. “It’s Puckett and Ramon Beccera, music by Tony Ybarra, silent auction, among other entertainment. Tickets will in part benefit
keeping the vaquero tradition of hard work intact.” and An Evening of Cowboy Poetry and Humor with the Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation. — Léna Garcia
Among other craftspeople in attendance will be nationally known funny guy Waddie Mitchell. Tick-
fifth-generation bit-and-spur-maker Gary Field, ets for the sale are only $5 per day, but prices vary for
saddle historian Griff Durham, custom saddle
maker Ron Butler, and Western-themed sculptor
other offerings.
See santaynezmuseum.org for details. 4·1·1 The Children of the Covenant Legacy Lun-
cheon will take place Sunday, November 15, from
11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Congregation B’nai B’rith (1000 San Antonio
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living | Sports

Marube, Couch Win S.B. Half Marathon


Many Race to Support Veterans or Children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

R
unners went from sea to shining sea last Sat- Lucy Lunt, 7, was one of

michael stout photos


urday during the sixth Santa Barbara Veter- three youngsters with SMA
ans Day Half Marathon. Because of traffic who carried the torch that
concerns at the entrance to the UCSB campus, started with Gwendolyn on
the army of some 2,500 men, women, and chil- Saturday. “We’ve known the
dren was diverted to the bike path at Goleta Beach before Strongs since her diagnosis,”
the racers merged onto Highway 217. That gave them a good said Lucy’s mother, Cherisse
look at the ocean, which they did not see again until they Lunt, of Palo Alto. “This is
descended Shoreline Drive on their way to the finish of the the first time I’ve run with
13.1-mile race at Leadbetter Beach. Participants praised the Lucy. It was hard pushing 100
new configuration of the course, which formerly started pounds. I thought I did pretty
at the Page Youth Center and traced its way on residential good.”
streets for the first several miles.
For the fourth time here, Moninda Marube showed BIG APPLE PRIDE: Santa
his Kenyan distance-running prowess. Marube, who has Barbara residents along the
settled in Maine, twice won the erstwhile Santa Barbara half-marathon route were
International Marathon (2010 and 2011), and last year he forewarned there would be
won the half marathon. His time of 1 hour, 8 minutes, 41 traffic delays when the high-
seconds — almost three minutes faster than runner-up est concentration of run-
Sean Harrington of Goleta — set the standard on the new ners entered the city. But it
ZOOM: Some 2,500 runners merged onto
course. Kelly Couch of Hillsborough was the first female was nothing like what New Highway 217 as they set out for the Santa Barbara
finisher in 1:22:48. Yorkers experienced during Veterans Day Half Marathon. Moninda Marube
Aside from the scenery — which included a colorful cor- the New York City Mara- (left) won the race at a time nearly three minutes
ridor of star-spangled banners in the last mile — this run thon, which occurred on faster than the runner-up.
was no day at the beach. The rolling hills on Modoc Road November 1. Almost 50,000
and the half-mile climb on Cliff Drive made it a demanding runners started in consecu-
physical and mental test, accentuating one’s sense of accom- tive waves on Staten Island. OUR MAN IN HOUSTON: Curly Guillen of
plishment. “That hill — it killed me,” said Marube, who was A solid mass of moving Goleta is trying to qualify for the 2016 U.S. Olym-
clipping off five-minute miles until he made the left turn off humanity filled Brooklyn’s pic Marathon Trials on February 13 in Los Angeles.
Las Positas Road. He lost his tempo but was in no danger Fourth Avenue for several “I need a fast time,” he said. The standards are 2:18
of losing the race. hours. I was there, and I was for a marathon or 1:05 for a half, and that’s why
While the first dozen or so finishers were separated from trying to figure out how to you didn’t see him on the Santa Barbara course.
the pack, the half marathon was a social affair for most cross the street. It would have “It’s hard, and I need fast competition,” he said.
people and a platform for a number of causes. There was been necessary to enter the The graduate of Dos Pueblos High and UCSB set
thematic recognition of military veterans, many of whom flow of runners and change a personal best of 2:23:33 at the Chicago Marathon
traded boots for running shoes. Prominent throughout lanes, perhaps running a last month. “I got into a funk,” Guillen said. “When
the race were runners wearing the “Never Give Up” shirts half-mile before working my way to the other side. I found the lead woman [Kenya’s Florence Kiplagat, who finished
representing the Gwendolyn Strong Foundation (GSF). another solution: reboarding the subway that had taken me in the same time] caught up, I snapped out of it.” His last
Gwendolyn Strong lived almost eight years in the grip there and going one stop further. There were an estimated shot will be on a flat course at the Chevron/Houston Half
of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a disease that affects million spectators lining the streets — fans of the Mets, Yan- Marathon on January 17. His coach, Terry Howell, said
children similarly to ALS’s seizing of adult bodies. With her kees, Knicks, Nets, Giants, Jets, Rangers, and Islanders — all the Thanksgiving 4 Miler at the Magnolia Center will be a
parents pushing her in a specially equipped stroller, Gwen- united in support of the runners. speedy time trial. “Curly wants to run 19 minutes,” Howell
dolyn did three Santa Barbara Half Marathons, including said. That’s 4:45 per mile. n
last year’s. She died in July, three months short of her eighth OUR MAN IN HAVANA: Veteran Santa Barbara runner
birthday. Gary Clancy ran the hometown half marathon as
Her parents, Bill and Victoria Strong, both ran on Sat- a warm-up for the Havana Marathon this Sunday.
Presidio Sports:
AtHleteS of the Week
urday. “It was an emotional run for us both,” Bill said, “but He is one of 567 registered participants from the
in a good way” — because 125 other runners and 25 sponsors United States, seven times the previous number,
joined them on Team GSF, raising $125,000 for the founda- in the 29th edition of Cuba’s race, known as the
tion devoted to SMA research. Marabana.
presidio sports photos

John Zant’s GAMe of the Week


11/13: High School Football: Newbury Park at Bishop Diego Bishop’s Cardinals
enter the CIF play-offs with a 10-0 record for the second time in four years, but the odds
are stacked against their reaching the semifinals as they did in 2012. Because of their
past success, they have been moved into the Northern Division, one of the strongest
in the Southern Section. Newbury Park (6-4) has student body of 2,600, while
Bishop’s is 260. The Panthers are one of four teams out of the Camino League, which Julia Gan, George Kuesis,
includes top-seeded Camarillo. Their quarterback, Cameron Rising, has thrown Cate Tennis. San Marcos water polo.
36 touchdown passes. The Cardinals hope to shake loose their electrifying game- She swept her singles He scored three goals and
breaker, AV Bennett, whose five touchdowns in the last two weeks came on runs and sets, leading the Rams to made several big defensive
kick returns from 52 to 95 yards. Bishop did win a coin flip to host a second-round game CIF Division 2 first- and plays, helping the Royals
November 20 if it should advance. 7:30pm. La Playa Stadium, S.B. City College. second-round wins. beat Santa Barbara to earn
$5-$10. Call 967-1266. a share of the Channel
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pendent readers. Here is my list of res-
taurants serving a Thanksgiving dinner on NOVEMBER 26

• Wine Guide
Thursday, November 26. Restaurant names with
an asterisk are already sold out. • Root 246* (reserve six weeks in advance),
686-8681
BruNcH 7am-11am
• Ballard Inn Restaurant, 688-7770 • Roy, 966-5636
• Bella Vista at Four Seasons Biltmore, 969-2261 • Sage & Onion (take-out only, three days’ notice
THANKSGIVING meNu
• Belmond El Encanto, 845-5800 required), 845-4134 Noon-8pm
• Bistro at Bacara Resort & Spa, 968-0100 • Seagrass, 963-1012
3-cOurSe $35
• The Black Sheep, 965-1113 • Shoals Restaurant at Cliff House Inn, 652-1381
• Blush Restaurant and Lounge* (reserve four • Sly’s (take-out only, at least 10 days’ notice kids menu $15
weeks in advance), 957-1300
• bouchon* (reserve six to eight weeks in
advance), 730-1160
required), 684-6666
• Stella Mare’s* (reserve six to eight weeks in
advance), 969-6705
Dining Out Guide Reservations Number One State St.
• Brasil Arts Café, 845-7656 • Stonehouse at San Ysidro Ranch, 565-1724
recommended: Santa Barbara
• Brothers Restaurant at Red Barn, 688-4142 • Tee-Off Restaurant, 687-1616 805.963.4466 eladiosrestaurantsb.com
• Bucatini, 957-4177 • Treehouse Restaurant, 687-2426
• Cadiz, 770-2760 • Willows at Chumash Casino Resort, 686-0855
• C’est Cheese (boxed traditional side dishes, • Wine Cask, 966-9463
uncooked free-range turkey), 965-0318
• Cold Spring Tavern, 967-0066 MARBELLA OPENS AT THE HYATT: The
• Creekside Buffet at Chumash Casino Resort, Bistro 1111 restaurant inside the Hyatt at 1111 East
686-0855 Cabrillo Boulevard has been renovated and was
Food & drink •

• Crocodile Restaurant & Bar at Lemon Tree given a new name: Marbella.
Inn, 687-6444
• Dargan’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, 568-0702 OCEAN HOUSE COMING TO BACARA: Miró
• El Torito, 963-1968 restaurant at the Bacara Resort & Spa closed
• Eladio’s, 963-4466 last December. This December, a new restau-
• Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort, 564-4333 rant will open in its place named Ocean House.
• Finch & Fork at Canary Hotel, 879-9100 Bacara’s Bistro restaurant temporarily moved
• Fresco Café at Five Points (side-dishes & dessert into the Miró space and will occupy it through
only, take-out only, three days’ notice required), Thanksgiving.
967-6037
• Frog Bar & Grill at Glen Annie Golf Course, CASINO CONSTRUCTION: While making
968-0664 my Thanksgiving calls, I found out that Willows
• Harbor Restaurant, 963-3311 and the Creekside Buffet at the Chumash Casino
• Harry’s Plaza Café, 687-2800 Resort are being renovated. I am told that Wil-
• Holdren’s, 965-3363 lows reopens November 16 and the Creekside
• Hungry Cat, 884-4701 Buffet reopens November 23.
• Jack’s Bistro & Bagels in Carpinteria (eat-in or
take-out, three days’ notice required for take- CRAZY GOOD BREAD CLOSES: Readers Ray
out), 319-0155 and Henri let me know that Crazy Good Bread
• Joe’s Café, 966-4638 Co. at 4191 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, has
• Julienne, 845-6488 closed. Henri sent me a photo of a sign on their
• Live Oak Café, 845-5193 window that reads: “Dear Devoted Customers, It
• Longboard’s Grill, 963-3311 is with great regret that we are closing our doors.
• Louie’s at the Upham Hotel, 963-7003 After a wonderful few years of being a part of the
• Marbella (formerly Bistro 1111) at Hyatt, 730-1111 Carpinteria community, we are sorry to put an
• Marmalade Café, 682-5246 end to our business. We have been overwhelmed
• Moby Dick Restaurant, 965-0549 by the tremendous support of this community,
• Montecito Wine Bistro, 969-7520 especially over the last few weeks as word has
• Mulligan’s Café & Bar, 682-3228 spread that we are closing. Your dedication, gen-
• Petit Valentien, 966-0222 erosity, and support are a treasured part of our
• Petros in Los Olivos, 686-5455 experience here. Thank you for making a differ-
• Plow & Angel at San Ysidro Ranch, 565-1724 ence in our journey!! Very truly yours, The Crazy
• Relais de Paris, 963-6077 Good Bread Team.”

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Letting Music Be the Teacher


JAMS and MAC FoSter Creative thinking
S
tandardized tests, mountains of home-
work, and class requirement upon
them achieve other goals
throughout life.”
l i f e
requirement— few would argue that
requirement Earle and Caretto, along page 45
the demands upon K-12 students are with Earle’s son Cody and
lightweight. And while proponents of infa- a handful of volunteers,

ben crop
mously underfunded music education pro- foster a no-pressure envi-
grams across the states often cite improved ronment for students to
test scores and enhanced cognitive abilities explore music. “We’re dif dif-
as a supplement for such analytical stresses, a ferent in the sense we’re
pair of Santa Barbara music schools remind alternative. You don’t have
us: Music is also its own reward. to know how to read and
Enter Star Jasmine Music (JAMS) and the write music in order to play
Music and Arts Conservatory (MAC), two it,” Earle said.
long-standing area institutions champion- The Music and Arts
ing the study of music for the love of music Conservatory, founded Toby Roennqvist (left) and Selina Murdy
and creative thinking, and all the brain by Lana Bodnar in 1989,
boosts that come with it. This autumn sees
both schools in the midst of raising funds —
emphasizes “enlightenment
over the spotlight,” accord- Good KidS
JAMS with a recent instrument swap meet,
and MAC with an upcoming November
ing to its website. Indeed,
ask MAC instructors such MUSIC AS HEALER: JAMS founder Nancy Earle works with rock luminaries, t
tackles campus rape
G
such as Dave Mason from Traffic, who together promote the healing powers
28 concert at First Congregational Church as John Etsell how and why ood Kids is an example of the theatrical medium
of music education.
— and attendances downsizing, and both they teach, and they are being used to present a dark, unsettling exhi-
encountering the struggles music education sure to place emotional resonance above touring with legends like Johnny Thun- bition of a disturbing societal malady. An SBCC
programs face across the state generally. technical proficiency. In fact, it’s the very ders and Suicide, encourages his students Student Showcase production, Good Kids, Naomi Iizuka’s
JAMS founder Nancy Earle opened her thing that brought Etsell, a former MAC to approach their music with imagination play about sexual violence perpetrated against woman
nonprofit music space in 1996 following the student, back to the school that taught him. and critical thinking. “It’s to get them really too intoxicated to grant consent, examines the intrica-
death of her daughter, who was killed by a Etsell said MAC helped him truly appre- curious about all sorts of aspects of art, and cies and horrors of rape and the associated (often very
falling pine tree in Yosemite. “Music helped ciate classical music, particularly chamber to just get them excited about knowing that public) consequences of the crime.
me heal, and in turn the mission is to help music, in a way that was approachable and they can question what everyone’s been say- In the play, main character Chloe does not remember
many people know the healing power of personal. “The classical music world can get ing about how to do things,” he said. Besides the events after last Saturday night’s party. The news
music,” she said. filled with pressures and crazy anxieties, and helping students master the traditional com- of the event spreads at a high rate of efficiency thanks
JAMS offers free music classes to the we try to minimize that through emphasiz- posers, he’s been known to inspire cello cov- to the widespread use of social media. But Chloe is
underserved Eastside community, also ing that it’s about the music and loving that. ers of Nirvana, Metallica, and AC/DC, in the confused: Did she allow the sexual acts? Was she too
doubling as a music exploration space, with There’s nothing really to be scared of,” he name of creating a deeper connection to the intoxicated for her consent to be considered viable? Is
instruments to try for free, as well as a for- said. instrument. this event considered a very straightforward rape?
rent recording area. JAMS gives students Learning at MAC is not limited to sheet Attendance to MAC has dwindled some- Iizuka’s play forces this often convoluted issue to
the chance to perform live, and artists like music and strings, either. Poetry classes, art what over the course of its existence, an effect the forefront of audience minds by posing questions
Glen Phillips and J.R. Richards have been classes, and music history classes round out Etsell said is likely due to increased rigors to that demand more than an easy answer. “If we take
known to give master classes. “The confi- the curriculum, with field trips and guest perform. Music and arts education, he feels, it as a starting point that college campuses are not
dence that they get from performing live is artists to boot. High school students can is precisely the antidote to today’s competi- filled with sociopathic predators,” Iizuka said, “what
such a positive change,” said teacher Scott earn independent study and community tive résumé-building demands. “There’s no is it that creates a situation where this happens?” The
Caretto. Helping students gain assurance as service credits through MAC programs. pressure or regimented curricula, and you’re play also questions the damaging societal notion that
singers or guitar players, he said, gives them Misha Bodnar, a cellist who earlier in his not being tested.You’re just going to invest in women should be in charge of avoiding rape rather
a sense of improved self-worth. “It helps music career was a Paris-based punk rocker yourself,” he said. — Richie DeMaria than men being held accountable for their actions.
“There’s traditionally been such uneven, inappropri-
ate responsibility placed on young women to not dress

Avicii Keith RichARdS in a certain way or to limit their alcoholic intake,” said
Iizuka. “There’s an enormous energy around the issue

StorieS CroSSeyed Heart of sexual assault on campus,” she continued. “You don’t
solve a problem like sexual assault with anything other
Cross Avicii off that EDM artist list. In It’s been 23 years since Keith Richards has graced us than a deep shift in attitude, and a deep shift in atti-
Stories, the Swedish deejay blends with a solo release, but album number three, Crosseyed tude happens conversation by conversation, in dorm
electronic music with a variety of Heart, has finally arrived — and what a breath of fresh
Heart rooms, parties, and rehearsal halls.”
genres: Zac Brown Band brings air it is. The titular track opens with Richards doing his Good Kids brings awareness of this epidemic, and
a little bit of country to “Broken best Robert Johnson impression and then kicks into allows the audience to consider the after-effects of
Arrows”; singer/songwriter Zak Abel’s rhythms of gritty blues are high gear with the slightly wonky “Heartstopper,” sexual violence, especially in situations where consent
infused into “Ten More Days”; “Can’t Catch Me,” featuring Matisyahu which is riff-rich but lyric-poor. “Robbed Blind” is a is ambiguous. (See independent.com/goodkids for the
and Wyclef Jean, has a dash of reggae; and “Pure Grinding” offers countrified, pedal-steel ballad with lyrics that seem to recall the love triangle between full preview.) — Maggie Yates
bursts of funk and hip-hop, thanks to Kristoffer Fogelmark and Def Richards, Anita Pallenberg, and premier ’60s rock casualty Brian Jones. “Trouble” is the
Jam’s Earl St. Clair. Avicii fills the other tracks with alternative pop and
dance beats. Continuing to earn his title as a progressive deejay, Avicii
rocking single that smacks of Some Girls–era Stones. “Love Overdue” is Richards’s irie
cover of the late, great Gregory Isaacs’s 1974 Jamaican chart-topping reggae gem. What
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Heather Stanford, an Equity actor who has art form makes them extraordinarily effective THU, DEC 3 / 8 PM / ARLINGTON THEATRE
created Shakespeare programs for schools all as mentors. Tickets start at $35 / $20 UCSB students
over the country. Add to that the fact that Stewart teaches An Arlington facility fee will be added to each ticket price

The first half of Romeo and Pirouette pairs with such warmth, energy, and generosity
acted scenes from the play Romeo and Juliet that everyone feels motivated to get onstage
as adapted by Stanford with dances choreo- and dance their best, and you have a recipe
graphed by Stewart. The 25 Santa Barbara for maximum educational impact. When
Junior High students will act the scenes on students reread the text after performing it,
their own and then dance with four perform- they are returning with a deep sense of who
ers from State Street Ballet: Leila Drake Fos- the characters are and of what’s at stake in
sek, Daniel Salinas, Anna Duwaldt, and Isis every scene. I’ve never had a group get this
Uribe. After intermission, the students will involved in The Scarlet Letter before, and that’s
return to present Drop Dead, Juliet!, a one-act largely due to the vivid understanding of the
comedy by Allison Williams that asks what if story they achieved through participating in
there were a little less poison in Shakespeare’s Library Dances. The same was true of our Event Sponsors:
plot and a lot more romance. 2014 experience, in which we performed Anne & Michael Towbes
Earlier this fall, 48 high school students Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
at Laguna Blanca School participated in a If you have ever wondered what total student
Patricia Gregory for the Baker Foundation
Library Dances production of The Scarlet engagement in classic literature would look
Letter. As the teacher responsible for bringing like, you should get to the Luke this weekend (805) 893-3535
the dancers to Laguna Blanca, I can attest that and see for yourself.
www.ArtsAndLectures.UCSB.edu
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at the door. For more information, call 884-4087 or see luketheatre.org.
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The darling updated


AuThor Mitchell KriegMan Brings clarissa BacK to life
by D.J. Palladino

M
ore than 20 years ago, my wife and I fell in love
with the Nickelodeon television show Clarissa
Explains It All. We pretended to watch with our
grammar-school-aged son, Zac, but truth be told,
we continued to watch it long after he lost inter-
est. Clarissa was everything my spouse Diane wished she was
when she was 14: killer fashion sense (Clarissa invented the
mismatched-prints-with-Doc-Martens look), confidently
smart, opinionated (glib even), and quite capable of defend-
ing her strongly held eccentric ideas with fun, quirky logic.
I watched the show for some of those same reasons, but also
because growing up fully television-ated in the Golden Age of
Leave It to Beaver
family sitcoms (Leave Beaver, Father Knows Best
Best), I was
utterly fascinated that the show’s originator Mitchell Kriegman
and his writing team (including Suzanne Collins, who would
later write the Hunger Games books) could repurpose the TV
family dynamic so thoroughly. The parents were surreal but
functional incompetents, while the children worked triple
hard at making things make sense, even if they often reached
nutty conclusions. Clarissa had a running commentary on

paul wellman file photo


whatever she felt or was thinking, and those thoughts were
often more interesting than the sitcom “problems.” Besides,
there was Sam, a neighbor boy with a ladder into Clarissa’s
bedroom and heart. The innocence of their friendship was
matched by the ardor of respect they held each other in—it
was unlike anything else on television, and funny to boot.
Diane, a teacher, was so taken with Clarissa’s liberated
savvy that she would tell mothers with pubescent girls, “Oh,
you should Hulu it and show your child this TV program; All GROWN UP: Clarissa Explains It All creator Mitchell Kriegman has brought his beloved character back to audiences — this time on the
page in Things I Can’t Explain: A Clarissa Novel. Clarissa is tougher, wiser, and still windy. “She was a lot like Bugs Bunny; she had resilience,”
the girl character is so great!” She even confesses emulation
said Kriegman about reviving Clarissa.
of Clarissa’s stretch-the-fashion-boundaries sense, though
adapted for an age-appropriate look.
Imagine our excitement to learn that Kriegman lives in took meetings with Nick exec Gerry Laybourne, who was more moving to watch unfold. The Sam backstory, though,
Santa Barbara—he moved here to raise his own children and looking for creative pitches and a flagship character for the will probably anger a few people.
to write books; he also writes for this paper—and, even better, lineup. Kriegman argued it ought to be a girl. When the series We meet the new Clarissa living in the Financial District of
that he was engaged in writing a book about Clarissa older, premiered, sponsors got an immediate boost for both GI Joe Manhattan a short time after the newspaper she worked for
brought back as herself but, to put it crudely, the way she does and Barbie sales; she appealed to both sexes, Kriegman said. closed. She’s between jobs and boyfriends, and then her parents
in the book, after her V-Card was taken. The girl is a woman Her character developed quickly. “Initially we imagined show up unexpectedly. Meanwhile, there is the patented chatter
now. Add to this the full cast of familiar characters. Parents her a little snarkier,” said Kriegman, who had synthesized the with graphs and lists, and in one brilliant passage, Clarissa
separated. Dad, who used to call her “Sport,” is apparently show’s format from a lot of other comic creations he admired. diagrams a sentence spoken by a pretentious male. And now
dismayed the kooky mom Janet is now a millionaire. Clarissa’s “But then the sweetest, nicest person in the world showed up, here she is back among us, sort of grown-up.“Like I said, I kept
obnoxious brother is a kind of criminal, and her Sam is love Melissa Joan Hart.” Kriegman readily admits that Hart, who everything, but I wanted her to be older. I wanted the book to be
realized but strangely gone missing. later played Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, helped form Clarissa’s a little lighter than it is, but it’s harder to be light in a novel, like
Kriegman’s own excitement about the book was mixed psyche, though not her fashion sense.“She couldn’t pronounce it’s harder to be darker on a television show.”
with nervousness two weeks ago, just as the book, Things I Freud or even Tibet at first,” said Kriegman who loves Hart and There are many brilliant moments in the book — the
Can’t Explain: A Clarissa Novel, was about to appear in stores. loves the idea of writing for specific performers. Ferguson (Fergbreath) subplot seems harsh at first but gets
For one thing, it’s much different writing a novel than writing But a novel doesn’t allow many aspects of the show that better. Clarissa is tougher, wiser, and still windy. There’s a
television, more solitary an endeavor, demanding more fans loved. Like that crazy guitar chord that played whenever moment when Clarissa looks back on her “Explains It All”
psychological truth. “I wanted to keep everything about her, Sam appeared. “It’s also harder to convey her fashion sense period (many in-jokes fill the book) and says, “I coasted so
only make her older,” said Kriegman over lunch downtown, in a book than it was in television,” said Kriegman, who got smoothly through those tween years. I was better than the
“with all that involves. We didn’t do a show about sex. We lots of input from friends like Lisa Lederer, the wardrobe game. My goal in life was to be the star of my own reality, as
avoided sex altogether.” He doesn’t hide from it in Things consultant on the show, to update Clarissa’s look on the page. opposed to a reality star.”
I Can’t Explain. In fact, besides a gamut of adult boyfriend Kriegman was the author of last year’s Being Audrey Hepburn, It will be exciting to see what the people who grew up with
problems, one of the best scenes in the book is an unabashed another book that used fashion as magic and metaphor, so Clarissa think. Kriegman is waiting to see, too. “You know,
sex-in-a-car scene that might leave some readers shocked, his chops are brushed up. Things I Can’t Explain best conveys she was a lot like Bugs Bunny; she had resilience,” he laughed.
though it is handled with utter sensitivity. “I wanted to bring Clarissa’s passion in a shopping sequence where she discovers “She never lost her cool. My opinion? I think her character
back the purest, cleanest version of her,” Kriegman said.“But I the perfect dress in a vintage shop. Kriegman’s prose sanctifies was ready for something more than nostalgia. These are new
always wanted to go much deeper into her character than five Clarissa’s costume urge both as escape and self-expression. versions of old things. She’s reaching for new meanings from
seasons allowed us to.” Better yet, the grown-up fiasco disaster that follows is hilarious old material, and I didn’t want to do a campy revival show.
Kriegman always wanted her back. “I never wanted her and horrible. You’ve got to be true to the brand.”
to go away,” he said. It was the network itself that pulled the This is Clarissa on the page, though Kriegman knows
plug just as he was ready to really dig in, he said. Ironically,
it was Nickelodeon’s carte blanche attitude in the beginning
some fans might not like where he’s taken her, and the title
underscores how her maturity has undermined the famed 4•1•1
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Pippin

SHowIng UP

ISAAC HERNANDEZ
a mUSIcaL and tHree PLayS from FoUr HIgH ScHooLS • by Charles Donelan

I
t happens every year, right after the cos-

STEPHEN FRAZIER
tumes and (what’s left of) the candy from
Peter and tHe StarcatcHer
Halloween gets put away and right before at DoS PueBloS HigH ScHool
the Thanksgiving holiday — that special Clark Sayre, DP theater program director,
time when it seems as if every theater in has a knack for landing the first shot at the
Santa Barbara is busy, from the Granada to the authorized high school productions of major
grade schools, from UCSB to CST, SBHS, SMHS, Broadway shows, particularly those licensed
SBCC, and on through most of the rest of the by Disney Theatrical Productions, and Peter
alphabet. If you happen to be one of the few and the Starcatcher is another in a series of
people left who are not in rehearsal or getting such coups for the program. The play by Rick
your makeup done, don’t worry, because all you Elice is not a musical, but it does include music
have to do is figure out how to get to all the shows by Wayne Barker and is based on the novel by
you will want to see. By way of assisting you in Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. Joining direc-
this challenging task, here’s a guide to four of tor Sayre on the professional creative staff are
show-mageddon’s hottest tickets, each of them producer/technical director Noel Greer, cho-
the product of one of our area high schools’ busy reographer Gioia Marchese, musical director
drama departments. John Douglas, and costume designer Miller
The Laramie Project
James. Performances are Friday, November
PIPPIn at Santa BarBara HigH ScHool 13, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, November 14, at 2 and
Many schools coast through the fall season on drama alone, 7 p.m.; and Sunday, November 15, at 2 p.m. in the Elings Per-
CouRTESy

leaving the big musicals — with their outsized casts, props, forming Arts Center (7266 Alameda Ave., Goleta). Tickets
orchestras, and budgets—for springtime, when young peo- are $12 for adults and $10 for students. Call 968-2541 or see
ple’s thoughts turn naturally to such things as great first-act dphs.sbunified.org.
finale songs. Not Santa Barbara High, though, where student
interest in musical theater has traditionally been through tHe LaramIe Project
the roof and where director Otto Layman and a remarkably
diverse team of creative personalities consistently deliver
at San MarcoS HigH ScHool
musicals in both autumn and spring semesters. This year’s fall The Laramie Project at San Marcos carries an emotional charge
production is Pippin, with music by Stephen Schwartz and the of personal significance for director Riley Berris. As a theater
book by Roger O. Hirson. SBHS stage veteran Bradley DeVine student at Loyola Marymount University, she lost a dear friend
is Pippin, and the divine Camille Umoff will perform the role who died in a car crash while driving back from Laramie after
of the Leading Player. Christina McCarthy’s choreography is Peter and the Starcatcher a fact-finding trip there in preparation for the Project
Project’s LMU
sure to be spectacular, and her UCSB colleague Jon Nathan is Theater production. It’s a big, serious undertaking for a high
the show’s music director. In addition to Layman, who is now Harvey at laguna Blanca ScHool school drama department, but that’s standard at San Marcos,
in his 20th year at the school, the other creative principals are That big bunny is back—if he exists. Dana Ortner chose Har-Har where for many years David Holmes set a high bar for both
Mike Madden (lighting), Bonnie Thor (costumes), and Rachel vey for her first show as Laguna’s new drama teacher because the musicals and the dramas. After last year’s excursion into
Short (vocal director). The show has already been up for a of its sweet nature and cross-divisional appeal. Visitors to the intellectual history with Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Berris and
weekend and continues Friday, November 13, at 7 p.m.; Satur- school’s intimate Spaulding Auditorium can expect plenty her team take on the fin of the 20th siècle and its own set
day, November 14, at 1 and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, November 15, of laughter and expert performances from the enthusiastic of cultural demons. Performances run Thursday-Saturday,
at 2 p.m. at Santa Barbara High School (700 E. Anapamu St.). students in this dynamic program. Shows run Thursday- November 12-14, at 7 p.m., with a matinee Sunday, November
Tickets are $25 for reserved orchestra seating, $15 for adults, Saturday, November 12-14, at Laguna Blanca School (4125 15, at 2 p.m. at San Marcos High (4750 Hollister Ave.). Tickets
and $10 for students. Call 966-9101 or visit sbhstheatre.com/ Paloma Dr.). Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students, and are $6-$8 for students and $12 for general admission. Call
tickets soon, as this classic show is likely to be very popular. are available at the door. Call 687-2461 or see lagunablanca.org.
lagunablanca.org 967-4581 or see shopsmroyals.org.
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a&e | POP, ROCK & JAZZ PREVIEW
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BRAVE AND BELOVED: The


Heartland-raised rocker Melissa
Etheridge has a new sense of
selfhood proudly declared in
the title of her latest work, This
Is M.E.

this is SHE
I
t’s not too often that a legendary singer/ from the same place as rock ’n’ roll came. I
songwriter would feel the need to declare didn’t like the boundaries on the genres, and
who they are late into their career. After I love breaking across, so this album was an
two decades and multiple Grammys in, opportunity,” she said. Her decidedly rocking
an artist’s name and reputation should be song with RoccStar “shows you hip-hop has
self-explanatory — unless you’re Melissa the same rock ’n’ roll spirit, that insightful-
Etheridge. The Heartland-raised rocker, who ness, that dangerousness.”
rose to prominence in the late ’80s and early There have been other, deeper changes,
’90s with her heartfelt tunes, comes to UCSB too, especially with Etheridge’s health. In
this Sunday, November 15, with a whole new 2004, she was diagnosed with breast cancer.
sense of selfhood, a newfound independence The decade since has seen the singer change
proudly declared in the title of her newest her health and lifestyle habits. While not the
work, This Is M.E. most rock ’n’ roll thing to do, she said, it saved
At 54, Etheridge her life and moved
has found the self-
centeredness and self-
understanding that
MELISSA ETHERIDGE
ShowcaSeS New Self
her further from an
industry that, earlier
on, encouraged self-
AC 2 AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH
comes with experience.
“I think a lot of it was at Solo PerformaNce
destruction. “It was
glorified to kill your- ANDERSON ANDY
turning 50 and what self. That was the end
&
COOPER COHEN
comes with that. There’s result of what we were
a point where you start by Richie DeMaria promoting,” she said.
looking at the lessons, In the beginning days,
at everything I’ve gone through and what she knew it wasn’t quite the right lifestyle for
I know, and get this thing called wisdom,” her. She joked, “Even when I first started out, DEEP TALK AND SHALLOW TALES
she said. “You can’t learn wisdom, you can’t I felt I can’t be a rock star, because I don’t have
teach wisdom; you have to just experience an addiction or drug problem.”
and learn it, so this album really came from Society, too, has changed since she started.
that feeling.” Long one of music’s most prominent LGBT
Thirteen albums into her celebrated career, activists and spokeswomen, Etheridge has
Etheridge is still very much the woman who remained a hopeful example as the nation
has inspired millions with hits like “Come to gradually grew to accept and, more recently,
My Window” and “I’m the Only One,” but embrace same-sex relationships. From a time
she has never been this free. This Is M.E. is her 20 years ago, when many in the LGBT com-
first self-released album, and the title, in part, munity were affected by the fearful realities of
invokes her new status of no longer being AIDS and forced to conceal their identities in
bound by a major label. The music business, the public eye, to a time now when Etheridge
Etheridge said, has “completely fallen apart,” is legally married with a wife and children,
and in its wake she has found the opportunity things have come a long way nationally.
to be in complete control. “It’s a renaissance Etheridge said she feels happy to be a part of
for artists; I can be on my own. I’m in charge the larger story. “It’s truly amazing to be part
of what I’m creating and what I’m doing with of the fabric.”
it, and that just feels great.” Etheridge will play solo — just her and her
The material on This Is M.E. finds Ether- instruments: a guitar, a piano, hand drums, Join Cohen and Cooper for an unscripted,
idge teaming up with new collaborators, and even a loop pedal. She will revisit old uncensored and unforgettable night of conversation
including hip-hop producer RoccStar, songs, new again in her hands. It will be
though Etheridge dismisses the idea that it’s Melissa Etheridge, truly independent and
a radical departure from her roots. “I always truly herself in a new way. She’s the only one,
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Shakespeare Set to Music


Music by the book
by Richie DeMaria

courtesy
NATURAL WONDERS: It is
O Romeo, Romeo,
unwise to judge a book
by its cover, but what

wherefore art thou


about by its music?
Tonight, November

Romeo?
12, at the Ayni Gallery
(216 State St.), world
music fusionist Mela-
nie Hutton will cele-
brate the release of her
new album, Wood and
Snake, alongside the
concurrent release of
outdoorsman/wind
instrumentalist Bryan
Snyder ’s new book,
Further off the Map.
While independent MUSICAL WORLDS: Melanie Hutton will November 14, 2015 8pm I November 15, 2015 3pm I The Granada Theatre
works in their own showcase global fusion music from Wood and
Snake along with explorer/musician Bryan Nir Kabaretti, Conductor
right, the two releases Walton: As You Like It Suite
Snyder’s signing of his new book of travelogues. 
have some overlap the- Prokofiev: Suite from Romeo and Juliet
matically and in par- Mendelssohn: Suite from Midsummer Night’s Dream
ticipants — Snyder plays the recorder and tin whistle on Hutton’s album. Featuring actors from the acclaimed
What’s more, both works navigate unexplored territories, whether through Ensemble Theatre Company
yoking together as-yet-unwoven musical-geographic tapestries, as in Wood You haven’t heard the world’s most famous wedding
and Snake, or through describing the mysteries of seldom-seen corners of march featured in Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night’s
mountain ranges, as in Further off the Map. Dream until you’ve heard it with a full symphony orchestra.
The two works make for a natural pairing. “It’s really intertwined; my
Sponsors Chris & David Chernof Chris Lancashire & Catherine Gee I Media Sponsors
music’s very driven by nature, and that’s been my teacher,” Hutton said. She
describes her music as tapping into the enigmatic and spiritual forces that Fabulous seats from $28 For tickets call 805.899.2222 or visit thesymphony.org
drive the world. “I have been drawn to music that is unusual, so when I’ve
set out to create music, it’s always been with this drive to touch that kind
of mystery and share it.”
Snyder, too, seeks out “unusual spaces,” pushing beyond the boundaries
of civilization to places and risky situations “where I don’t have as much
control. And a certain kind of magical things happen in a way; I can see
things that no human has ever seen before,” he said.
The two invite the intrepid and continually intrigued to hear their shared
explorations of unique music and geologies. Snyder opens the night with a
free book reading and signing at 7 p.m., with Hutton performing with a full
band — including hammered dulcimer, oud, and tabla — at 8 p.m., for $15.
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MARY IN MIDWINTER: Former October Project lead singer Mary Fahl, who
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Perhaps it’s her sensitivity to the out-of-body energies that makes her info and tickets please visit www.sbjhs.org or call 805-963-7751 x4028. See you there!
voice so otherworldly. Once a chamber-pop chanteuse for October Project,
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Dead Can Dance, but they need a little sense of humor,” she said. Going benefit concert for AHA! Join the “Best of the Best” Santa Barbara musicians performing
solo has allowed her to be wholly herself. as Seraphonium (songs from heaven) for an all-star musical extravaganza showcasing the
Nonetheless, Fahl became a contributor to vampire literature laureate extraordinary songs of composer Monte Schulz, in celebration of the release of his new
Anne Rice’s The Wolves of Midwinter audiobook, with her astounding album, After Many a Summer. For more info and tickets please visit www.seraphonium.
voice soundtracking the theme to the mysterious, wolf-ridden woodlands com or call 1-800-838-3066. Don’t miss this incredible one night only event!
of Rice’s world. In fact, Rice, a fan of October Project, wrote of the band’s
music in the text of Wolves even before Fahl penned its audiobook theme
sat dec 5 3:00p & sun dec 6 3:00p
— Fahl’s voice haunts the main character. Talk about meta. “the nutcracker” This traditional full-length production features all of our
The additionally film-scoring Fahl has had many admirers in literary favorite characters: Clara, The Nutcracker, The Rat Queen, The Sugar Plum Fairy and many others.
and cinematic circles. This year, Darryl Kubian composed his Shakespear- For more info and tickets please visit www.goletaschoolofballet.com or call 805-328-3823.
ean symphony O for a Muse of Fire with Fahl’s voice in mind; she was joined Directors Lisa and Emily Abshere have pulled together many talented people, ages 7 to adult
from the Goleta/Santa Barbara community to make this production a traditional holiday treat!
by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. And yet still, her voice is in many
ways beyond words, and must be heard and felt to be believed. What’s your piece of the Luke?
As the holidays near, what better way to honor a family member, mentor or loved one than
BENEFIT FOR BRYSON: Also tonight, the community is invited to a benefit by creating a lasting remembrance for someone you hold dear? Please consider joining our
concert for area music legend Tim Bryson, of The Pups and The Tearaways My Piece of the Luke campaign with the purchase of a permanent seat ($500) in the theatre
fame, who was diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. A stacked lineup or a ceramic wall tile ($350) in the foyer. For more info check out our website or give us
of longtime area music heroes will take the stage at Blind Tiger (409 State a call. Get your piece of The Luke today!
St.) at 7 p.m. to help pay for medical expenses. “We are coming together
to celebrate him in an upbeat way, and it’s intended for the positive spirit
of healing,” said friend John Ferriter. n

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arts & entertainMent listinGs

Architectural Founda-
tion Gallery –
Nina Warner: Urban Space:
The Parks of Santa Barbara,
through Nov. 20. 229 E.
Victoria St., 965-6307.
Artamo Gallery–Sense
of Calm, through Nov. 29.
11 W. Anapamu St., 568-1400.
Art From Scrap
Gallery–Welcome to
DyslexiaLand: Population 1
in 55, through Nov. 14. 302 E.
Cota St., 884-0459.
Arts Fund Gallery–Unin-
tended Consequences,
through Dec. 5. 205-C Santa
Barbara St., 965-7321.
Atkinson Gallery –
Richard Ross: Isolated,
Isolated
through Dec. 4.
Humanities Bldg., Rm. 202,
SBCC, 721 Cliff Dr., 897-3484.
Beatrice Wood Ctr. for
the Arts – Ojai Studio Art-
IN THE EYE: Iben Vestergarrd’s “Everything We Leave ists: Small Works, through
Behind” is part of the Faulkner Gallery’s abstract Nov. 15. 8585 Ojai-Santa
Paula Rd., Ojai, 646-3381.
exhibition, ArtSEE, on view through November 29. Cancer Ctr. of S.B. – Art
Heals, a permanent exhibit.
art exhibits 540 Pueblo St., Ste. A, 898-2204.
Carivintas Winery – Connie Rohde: The
Uninterrupted Brushstroke, through Dec. 31.

Ready to Make a Difference MuseuMs


Art, Design & Architecture Museum –
Garry Winogrand: Women Are Beautiful;
476 First St., Solvang, 693-4331.
Carpinteria Arts Ctr. – Inside Out
Nov. 30. 855 Linden Ave., Carpinteria,
Out, through

BECOME A
Talking Back: New Acquisitions; Stephen 684-7789.
Westfall: Stars and Candy Wrappers; Walter Channing Peake Gallery–S.B. S.B. Printmak
Printmak-
S. White: Inventions in Midcentury Architec
Architec- ers Juried Exhibition
Exhibition, through Jan. 21, 2016.
ture, through Dec. 6. UCSB, 893-2951. S.B. County Administration Bldg., 105 E.

MUSEUM DOCENT
Elverhøj Museum – C. Wood: East to West: Anapamu St.
The Kimono Series, through Jan. 24, 2016. Churchill Jewelers & Gallery –Thomas
1624 Elverhoy Wy., Solvang. 686-1211. Van Stein, ongoing. 1015 State St., 962-5815.
Karpeles Manuscript Library and Cypress Gallery– Angie Hamlin: The Sky's
Museum – First Long Distance Telephone, the Limit, through Nov. 29. 119 E. Cypress Ave.,
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN Jack N. Mohr: Acrylic paintings, collages, Lompoc, 737-1129.
other early works, Lynn Deutch: Antarctica, Divine Inspiration Gallery of Fine
Kenya, Burma, Galapagos, through Dec. 31. Art – Felice Willat: Lifescapes, through Nov.
21 W. Anapamu St., 962-5322. 28. 1528 State St., 570-2446.

Open the Mind of a Child


Museum of Contemporary Art S.B.– Faulkner Gallery – ArtSEE, through Nov.
Tam Van Tran: Aikido Dream; Michael 29. 49 E. Anapamu St., 962-7653.
DeLucia: Appearance Preserving Simplifica- Gallerie Silo – Michael C. Armour: EQUUS, EQUUS
tion, Nov. 15-Feb. 21, 2016. 653 Paseo Nuevo, through Dec. 6. 118-B Gray Ave., 640-5570.
• Docents provide an invaluable impact in the lives of 966-5373. Gallery 113 – Sue Slater, through Nov. 28. La
Rancho La Patera & Stow House – Mul- Arcada, 1114 State St., 965-6611.
thousands of school children each year, inspiring and tiple permanent exhibits hosted by the Gallery Los Olivos – Sheryl Knight, Linda
teaching students how to think like a scientist and Goleta Valley Historical Society. 304 N. Los
Carneros Rd., Goleta, 681-7216.
Mutti, and Gerry Winant, through Nov. 30.
2920 Grand Ave., Los Olivos, 688-7517.
connect with nature. S.B. Historical Museum – The Story of Goleta Library – GVAA November Art
Santa Barbara, permanent exhibition. Free Show, through Nov. 25. 500 N. Fairview Rd.,
admission. 136 E. De la Guerra St., 966-1601. Goleta, 898-9424.
• Docenting at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural S.B. Maritime Museum – Divergent Focal Harris and Fredda Meisel Gallery
History means becoming part of our museum community, Planes on the Channel: From Darkroom to of Art – Sicilian Translucency: Watercolor
Lightroom, through Jan. 3, 2016. 113 Harbor Paintings of Traveling Artists, through Jan. 1,
enjoying life long camaraderie. Wy., 962-8404. 2016. 2415 De la Vina St., 687-7444.
S.B. Museum of Art – Peter Halley: JadeNow Gallery – Ryan and Jeff Span-
Absurd, through Feb.
Geometry of the Absurd gler, ongoing. 14 Parker Wy., 845-4558.
• Docents enjoy twice a month continuing education 21, 2016; Cayetano Ferrer: Interventions, Leigh Block Gallery – Susan Savage: Given
classes with Museum staff, curators, and invited through Mar. 13, 2016; Looking In, Looking Light, through Jan. 16, 2016. 2050
to the Light
Photography, through
Out: Latin American Photography Alameda Padre Serra, Ste. 100, 563-8820.
professionals. Mar. 20, 2016; Degas to Chagall: Important Los Olivos Café – Suzanne Huska: Valley
Loans from the Armand Hammer Founda- Visions, through Jan. 7, 2016. 2870 Grand
• Docents at this Museum have fun as a group, venturing tion, Visions of Modernity: 20th-Century
Japanese Woodblock Prints, ongoing
Ave., Los Olivos, 688-7265.
Lucky Penny – Campbell Baker, ongoing.
outside the Museum, with educational field trips and exhibitions. 1130 State St., 963-4364. 127 Anacapa St., 284-0358.
S.B. Museum of Natural History – Marcia Burtt Gallery – Susan Petty,
great retreats. Edward S. Curtis: Luminous Portraits of through Nov. 29. 517 Laguna St., 962-5588.
American Indian Life, through Jan. 4, 2016. MCASB Satellite – Magic Mountain,
2559 Puesta del Sol, 682-4711. through Jan. 31, 2016. Hotel Indigo, 121 State
Ready to Make a Difference S.B. Museum of Natural History Sea St., 966-5373.
Ctr. – Multiple permanent installations. 211 MichaelKate Interiors & Art Gallery –
Kristen Carte-Smith, School and Teacher Manager Stearns Wharf, 962-2526. Mood Swing, through Nov. 29. 132 Santa
805-682-4711 ext. 168 or e-mail kcartesmith@sbnature2.org Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of
Art – Saar, Serra, Surls, and More: Thirty
Barbara St., 963-1411.
Montecito Aesthetic Institute – Patricia
New Acquisitons in Contemporary Art Art, Houghton Clarke & Stuart Carey: Metamor-Metamor
through Dec. 19. 955 La Paz Rd., 565-6162. phographs, through Jan. 5, 2016. 1150 Coast
Wildling Museum – Legacy and Loss: Village Rd., Montecito, 565-5700.
Landscapes of the S.B. Region, through Oliver & Espig Gallery of Fine Arts–Tielle
Feb. 1, 2016. 1511-B Mission Dr., Solvang, Monette and Sergey Fedotov, ongoing. 1108
686-8315. State St., 962-8111.
Pacifica Graduate Institute – Mythic
Galleries Threads: Art, Healing and Magic in Bali Bali,
Allan Hancock College Library – ongoing. 801 Ladera Ln., 879-7103.
Children’s book illustrations, ongoing. 800 Palm Loft Gallery – Heroes' Journey Journey,
S. College Dr., Santa Maria, 922-6966. through Nov. 15. 410 Palm Ave. Loft A-1,
2559 Puesta del Sol, Santa Barbara, CA 93105 Carpinteria, 684-9700.
805.682 .4711 . sbnature.org
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Porch –Virginia McCracken, through sat: Ulysses Jazz Band (7:30-10:30pm)
Dec. 30. 3823 Santa Claus Ln., Carpinteria,
684-0300.
sun, mon: Karaoke (9pm)
tue: Teresa Russell (10pm) L AGU NA B L A NC A s C h o o L
Porch Gallery Ojai – Jeff Mann: A wed: Victor Vega and the Bomb (10pm)
Catalogue of Unnatural Works, through Nov. M.Special Brewing Co. – 6860 Cortona
15. 310 E. Matilija Ave., Ojai, 620-7589. Dr., Bldg. C, Goleta, 968-6500.
El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State His- fri: King Zero (6:30pm)
toric Park – Nihonmachi Revisited: Santa sat: O.n.E (6pm)
Barbara’s Japanese American Community Maverick Saloon – 3687 Sagunto St.,
in Transition, 1900-1940 and Memorias y Santa Ynez, 686-4785.
Facturas, ongoing. 123 E. Canon Perdido St., fri: Jimi Nelson Band (8pm)
965-0093. sat: American Hotshots Party: Jimi and
S.B. Artwalk – Arts & Craft Show, ongoing the Gang (3 and 8pm)
Sundays. Cabrillo Blvd. at State St. Moby Dick Restaurant – 220 Stearns
S.B. City Hall Gallery – Ray Strong: Shared Wharf, 965-0549.
Ground, through Feb. 18,
Vision/Common Ground wed-thu: Derroy (5-8pm)
2016. De la Guerra Plaza, 568-3994. fri-sat: Derroy (6-9pm)
S.B. Tennis Club – Stories, Nov. 13-Dec. 4. sun: Derroy (10am-2pm)
2375 Foothill Rd., 682-4722. Mercury Lounge – 5871 Hollister Ave.,
SOhO Restaurant & Music Club – Mor- Goleta, 967-0907.
rison Hotel Gallery, ongoing. 1221 State St., mon: The Brambles (9pm)
962-7776. Pickle Room – 126 E. Canon Perdido St.
Sullivan Goss, An American Gallery – tue: Cougar Estrada and John Schnacken-
Lockwood de Forest Brass Cutouts, through berg (7pm)
Dec. 31; Angela Perko: Earthly Delight
Delight; Porter Theatre –Westmont Campus, 955
American Details, through Jan. 3, 2016. 7 E. La Paz Rd., 565-6045.
Anapamu St., 730-1460. fri: Some Enchanted Evening: Westmont
Tamsen Gallery – R.W. Firestone, ongo- Sings Broadway (9pm)
ing. 3888 State St., 687-2200. sat: Some Enchanted Evening: Westmont
wall space gallery – Aline Smithson: Sings Broadway (8pm)
Autobiography, through Dec. 31.
Portrait as Autobiography SOhO Restaurant & Music Club – 1221
116 C-1 E. Yanonali St., 637-3898. State St., 962-7776.
thu: Tokimonsta (8pm)
fri: Soul Majestic (9pm)
live MusiC sat: Mary Fahl (6pm); Foreverland:
Electrifyin 14 Piece Tribute to Michael
Jackson (9pm)
ClassiCal sun: Native Vibe (7:30pm)
Campbell Hall – Kronos Quartet. 574 Mesa mon: The Last Internationale, Built for
Rd., UCSB, 893-3535. the Sea, Bell's Roar, Ryan Harvey
thu 11/19 : 7pm (7:30pm)
First United Methodist Church –Tomas tue: Jay Clayton (7pm)
Cotik & Tao Lin Duo. 925 N. F St., Lompoc,
737-1809.
wed: SBCC New World Jazz Ensemble
(7:30pm) Jump down the rabbit hole!
fri: 7:30pm thu: Azeem x Underbelly (9pm)
Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall – UCSB
Wind Ensemble. Music Bldg. 1315, UCSB,
Velvet Jones – 423 State St., 965-8676.
thu: Lagwagon, Pears, The Runaway Kids, Sunday, November 15
893-3230. The All Brights (8pm)
thu 11/19 : 7:30pm fri: Part One Tribe (8pm) 11am - 2pm / 260 San Ysidro Road
sun: Tory Lanez, Boogie (8pm)
pop, roCk & jazz tue: Fly America (7pm)
Brasil Arts Café – 1230 State St., 245-5615.
fri: Live Music
Brewhouse – 229 W. Montecito St., • FREE ADMISSION & VALET PARKING •
884-4664.
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893-3535. Center Stage Theater – Heathers: The A whimsical day of interactive learning and creative play
sat: Diana Nyad (3pm) Musical. 751 Paseo Nuevo, 963-0408.
sun: Melissa Etheridge (7pm) thu-sat: 8pm for young children. Featuring... a mad scientist, royal croquet,
Carrillo Recreation Ctr. – 100 E. Carrillo sun: 2pm
St., 722-8155. Granada Theatre –Shakespeare Set to art stations, tea parties, a Mad Hatter’s Workshop,
sat: Guitar Shorty (7pm) Music. 1214 State St., 899-2222.
Chumash Casino Resort – 3400 E. Hwy. sat: 8pm white rabbits & owls, and of course Alice!
246, Santa Ynez, (800) 248-6274. sun: 3pm
thu 11/19 : Salt N Pepa, Spinderella (8pm) Jurkowitz Theatre – Good Kids. SBCC West
Cold Spring Tavern – 5995 Stagecoach Campus, 965-5935.
Rd., 967-0066.
fri: Do No Harm (7-10pm)
thu-sat : 7:30pm
sun : 2pm
An event for the community
sat: Charlie Baker (2-5pm); Dusty Jugz
(6-9pm)
wed-thu: 7:30pm
OYES Theatre – Fame Jr. 316 E. Matilija St.,
LAGUNABLANCA.ORG 805.687.2461
sun: Tom Ball and Kenny Sultan (1:15- 646-4300.
4pm); The Nombres (4:30-7:30pm) fri: 6pm
The Creekside – 4444 Hollister Ave., sat: 1 and 5pm
964-5118. sun: 2pm
fri: Paradise Kings (9pm) San Marcos High School Auditorium –
sat: Hunter & The Dirty Jacks (9pm) The Laramie Project. 4750 Hollister Ave.,
wed: Country Night 967-4581.
Dargan’s – 18 E. Ortega St., 568-0702. thu-sat: 7pm
thu: Traditional Irish Music (6:30pm) sun: 2pm
sat: Live Music (10pm) UCSB Performing Arts Theater – Venus. now available at
tue: Karaoke (9pm) UCSB, 893-2064. independent.com
The Fig Grill – 5940 Calle Real, Goleta, thu-fri: 7:30pm
692-8999. sat: 2 and 7:30pm
sat: Dos Pueblos Jazz Quartet (6-8pm)
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.
137 Anacapa St., 694-2255.
fri: Live Music (5pm)
dance
Funzone – 226 S. MIlpas St.
thu 11/12 : Ratboys, Bedroom Sons, MultiCultural Ctr. – An Evening with
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Indochine – 434 State St., 965-3800. Islands Rd., UCSB, 893-7609.
tue: Indie Night (9pm) sat: 8pm
wed: Karaoke (8:30pm) The New Vic – BASSH! 2015. 38 W. Victoria
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a&e | FILM FEATURE

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Record-setting SATURDAY!
Long-distance Swimmer
An Afternoon with

Diana Nyad
SAT, NOV 14 / 3 PM
UCSB CAMPBELL HALL
FALL FILMS: This year’s OUTrageous Film Festival highlights international
Tickets start at $25
selections such as the Venezuelan film Liz en Septiembre, starring Patricia
Velasquez (left) and Eloísa Maturén. $10 UCSB students
In 2013 Nyad fulfilled her lifelong dream of completing the

STill OUTrageOUS 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida. She will discuss her
extraordinary quest to live life at the highest level.

T
he OUTrageous Film Festival returns to Santa Barbara this weekend.
Now in its 24th year, the festival continues its tradition of bringing an The High Frontier: Exploring the Forest Canopy
Mark Moffett,
international roster of LGBTQ films to town, with a spotlight on those
of the under-the-radar, left-of-center, and outside-the-box variety.
“We try to show films you can’t see in a theater. We try to keep it some-
thing unique and special,” said Committee Chair Robby Robbins. That, he
Ecologist and Photographer
said, is becoming more and more of a challenge, due to what he calls the Will SUN, NOV 22 / 3 PM / UCSB CAMPBELL HALL
& Grace Effect — the domestic mainstreaming and wider understanding $25 / $15 UCSB students and youth (18 & under)
of queer relationships. “It’s okay to have LGBTQ-themed films now, and
On a mission to make people fall in love with the
it’s quite possible to have a good LGBTQ film that makes money,” he said.
photo: Mark Moffett (Mantids)

The result is a wider breadth of international films. Lest it seem unexpected, this affable Ph.D., aka “Dr. Bugs,” will
recent strides in American culture share photos of nature’s small wonders from the
have totally alleviated pressures on crowns of the world’s tallest trees.
LGBTQ individuals and the com- lgBTQ FilM FeSTiVal National Geographic Live series sponsored by
munity at large, this year’s OUTra- OFFERS INTERNATIONAL ROSTER Lynda Weinman & Bruce Heavin
geous selection reminds us of the
very real struggles many worldwide Sheila & Michael Bonsignore
still face with sexuality internally
by Richie DeMaria
and relationally. This weekend’s An Evening with
program includes powerful stories of cultural impositions, harrowing tales
of heartbreak, and triumphant stories of love.
The festival begins Thursday, November 12, at UCSB’s MultiCultural
Alex Honnold
Center with a free screening of Stories of Our Lives, an anthology of five
short films retelling true stories of LGBTQ life in Kenya. The film has been
Alone on the Wall
banned in Kenya, a country where same-sex acts are punished as crimes. SUN, NOV 22 / 7 PM (note special time)
“It’s important to keep that light on the plight of people all over the world UCSB CAMPBELL HALL
and to do what we can to share those stories,” Robbins said. $15 / $10 UCSB students
Metro 4 hosts all the film programming for the remaining weekend. and youth (18 & under)
Friday, November 13, begins with a screening of Michelle Ehlen’s uproarious
lesbian comedy S&M Sally, after which Ehlen will join for a post-screening “From time to time we come across someone who
Q&A. Other highlights that night include Zebra, based on the poetry of can do something so remarkable that it defies belief
award-winning area poet Ron Alexander, and Amor eterno (Everlasting
love), a dark and graphic Spanish film about an encounter between a teacher and, in this case, defies gravity.” 60 Minutes
and his student.
The festival features some notable documentaries. Reel in the Closet, also Books will be available for purchase and signing at each event
showing on Friday, is a collection of home movies made by queer people,
some dating as far back as the 1930s, while on Saturday, From This Day (805) 893-3535 / www.ArtsAndLectures.UCSB.edu
Forward, described by Robbins as “beautiful and poignant,” focuses on one
father’s gender transition and its effect on his family of four. Sunday’s Out to
Win looks at the lives of gay and lesbian athletes around the world.

Like Life is Simple.


Saturday and Sunday both feature a diverse set of films from morning
until midnight, including Men’s Shorts and Women’s Shorts screenings,
at which selected directors will be present for Q&As. Saturday’s schedule
ARE YOU HAPPY?

Us
includes two lauded lesbian romances, the striking Venezuelan film Liz en
Septiembre (Liz in September) and the Dutch coming-of-age story Zomer
(Summer). Race and religion clash with sexuality in Sunday’s selections in
films such as Naz & Maalik, about two closeted Muslim men in New York,
and While You Weren’t Looking, about white-black romances in contem-
porary South Africa.
Yes NO
Robbins encourages the whole S.B. community to come. “If they’re a Keep going! Change something.
regular, they’ll be very happy, and if they’re a newbie, they will be pleasantly
surprised with the caliber of films,” he said. The best way to enjoy the fest is WE CAN HELP – Life Coaching and Counseling
the $50 All-Access Pass, a bargain for the number of films included within,
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Reflections on a Golden Boy


TaB HunTer ConfidenTial ScreenS at the Granada
by D.J. Palladino

T
ab Hunter is a few minutes late com-
ing home, and his partner, Allan Glaser,
who produced an autobiographical
documentary about Hunter and has been
his mate for three decades, wonders out loud
where he’s been and why he doesn’t come into
the front bedroom where the television is to
see this amazing thing. A longtime eques-
trian, Hunter, it turns out, was with his new
filly, Skylark, in Santa Ynez, and he’s already
guessed what’s on TV: “Is it that commercial
for our movie on TCM?” he asks.
“I taped it,” Glaser says. “It’s the first time it
ran.” Hunter joins me on a comfortable bench
at the end of a bed and sits back. He looks
tired and calm, but he has his characteristic
questioning gaze turned on, which seems
both skeptical and naïve. Long ago, Hunter
perfected a disarmingly brash method of self-
introduction. “Tab Hunter,” he always says to
strangers, thrusting his hand out to shake, the SCREEN IDOL: Allan Glaser’s film is a lively
gesture immediately leveling, reassuring. The and engaging companion piece to Tab
day I visit, he plops unceremoniously down Hunter’s 2006 book, Tab Hunter Confidential:
The Making of a Movie Star.
without the handshake. The commercial
comes up on the screen, and Glaser explains
how the Turner Classic Movie folks negoti- prime Tabmania; screaming hordes of girls
ated the deal when technically there are no followed. “It was horrible. I was very uncom-
commercials on the station. “They wanted fortable with that,” he said. The movie makes
Tab to go on the movie cruise,” says Glaser, clear, however, that pursuit by women began
referring to a summer sea cruise that TCM before his celebrity. Though Hunter was for
hosts with stars and directors of older Holly- a long time “linked” with Natalie Wood,
wood in attendance. “And we said, yes, if you’ll Confidential frankly enumerates his neces-
run the commercial for our movie. Voilà.” sarily secret lovers, who include figure skater
Hunter and Glaser live in an ornately fur- Ronnie Robertson and a poignant time with
nished, small Spanish-style home, not far from Anthony Perkins.
a busy Montecito street. Hunter begins talking
about the film itself. “You know this movie took
seven years. And it’s all Allan. This project was
in such good hands,” he says, describing its suc-
“Don’t you think Allan did a great job? This
movie is wonderful,” says Hunter of Glaser,
who met Hunter when he was pitching his
own camp-classic film Lust in the Dust. “I
‘15NOVEMBER 13-15, 2015
cess in U.S. festivals and busy slate of openings
around the country. “And you know what hap-
am way beyond proud of this film. It’s get-
ting such good reception in festivals … and
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“The book has reentered the New York Times’ everywhere.” Glaser details their schedule of
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best-seller list. Great, huh?” openings: New York, Philadelphia, Connecti-


Glaser’s film is a lively and engaging cut, Virginia, and a screening at the Academy
companion piece to Hunter’s 2006 book, Tab of Motion Pictures, which Glaser said Hunter
Hunter Confidential: The Making of a Movie is looking forward to, despite the rigors of
Star. Hunter’s career began a half century Q&A sessions. “I’ve done this all my life,” says
earlier when homosexuality was criminal; Hunter. “One thing I never expected,” he said,
the film begins with his arrest at an apparently walking me out to my car, “I’ve met the par-
suspicious party. How that incident haunted ents of gay children, and they’ve thanked me
him later is part of the film. Meanwhile, for this. It’s such a different ball game today.
Hunter’s fate was placed in the hands of his We all need someone to talk to.”
agent Henry Willson, who handled a num- His comment recalls the film’s preview,
ber of beefcake sex symbols, such as Rock where Hunter admits he’s “never been as open
Hudson, who weren’t interested in returning with anyone.” I ask him who the “anyone”
the lavish female attention their films engen- was. “Oh, Jeffrey,” he says, talking about the
dered. Willson changed Hunter’s name from documentary’s director, Jeffrey Schwarz, who
Arthur Gelien (he was born in 1931 as Arthur did a lot of the interviewing. “Like I said, it’s a
Kelm but changed it himself after his mother new ball game today. I’m really talking to the
left her abusive husband). audience. I never would have spoken about
Hunter began in B movies, did some stage these things like I’m some long-suffering OUTRAGEOUS FILM FESTIVAL OUTRAGEOUS_SB
acting — he played the Lobero in the late homosexual.” So why now? Why to all these
1950s — and then signed to Warner Bros. people? “Oh, wouldn’t you rather hear it from •GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM•
He also began a career as a pop star with the horse’s mouth, rather than some horse’s
many Top 10 hits. The next 10 years were ass?” he asks and shakes my hand good-bye.

4•1•1 Tab Hunter Confidential screens Thursday, November 19, at 7 p.m. at the Granada
Theatre (1214 State St.). Call 899-2222 or see granadasb.org.
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Movie Guide
Edited by Michelle Drown
The following films are playing in Santa Barbara FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, through
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19. Descriptions followed by initials — DJP (D.J. Palla-
dino) — have been taken from our critics’ reviews, which can be read in full at
independent.com. The symbol O indicates the film is recommended.

FIRST LOOK (Joseph Cotten) spends the film trying


to discover the meaning of the word.
Spectre (148 mins.; PG-13: intense Directed by Orson Welles.
sequences of action and violence, some Mon., Nov. 16, 7pm and 10pm,
disturbing images, sensuality, and language) Isla Vista Theater,
As Daniel Craig Bond movies go, this 960 Embarcadero del Norte, Isla Vista
will do. It’s not great like Casino Royale
or Skyfall. But it’s still better than any- The Hunger Games: Mockingjay
thing the post-Connery years threw Parts 1 & 2 (123 mins. and 137 mins;
down. The problems are writing failures, PG-13: intense sequences of violence and
dumb things like Bond and new squeeze action, some disturbing images, and thematic
Madeleine Swann (Léa Seydoux, whose material)
name is closer to Proust than Pussy This double feature chronicles Katniss
Galore) showing up in designer clothes, Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and her
though they never shopped or packed a crew as they fight against the tyrannical
suitcase. When they tear apart a train’s Capitol. Wed., Nov. 18, 4:30pm,
interior during a battle, they simply Camino Real/Metro 4
disembark the next morning without
an askance word from the conductor. Number One Fan (104 mins.; NR)
But the Bond McGuffin is the worst This French comedy/thriller follows
specter hanging over this movie. The divorced beautician Muriel Bayen,
story’s conflicts derive from cliché Hol- known for her elaborate story fabrica-
lywood ideas like, “We’re shutting down tions. She’s a huge fan of singer Vincent
the 00 program,” or, “Once we get all the Lacroix, and no one believes Bayen
computers in the world to unite, we can when Lacroix draws her into a danger-
prevent evil before it happens.” So many ous scheme. Sun., Nov. 15, 4:30pm,
franchises are stuck in these same ruts Matilija Auditorium,
(from Mission Impossible to X-Men) that 703 El Paseo Rd., Ojai
it’s too tedious to drag Ian Fleming’s
James Bond down the same path. Shaun the Sheep (85 mins.; PG: rude
Yet the movie is better than its own humor)
bad writing. The chase scenes rock: Aardman Animations is ba-a-ack. Shaun
Bond in a Day of the Dead parade or the Sheep is living proof that great art-
a falling-apart airplane chasing cars ists of wacky vision are best left to muck
across snowy terrain. The plot ties about in those visions. This claymation,
together loose ends of the last three sight-gag-rich, slapstick-with-a-human-
films, involving a final message from heart studio has never been better. (DJP)
recently deceased M (Judi Dench) send- Fri., Nov. 13, 7pm and 10pm,
ing 007 into super-bad spy lairs up Isla Vista Theater,
against an archvillain played by Chris- 960 Embarcadero del Norte, Isla Vista
The Independent is on toph Waltz. And the obligatory torture

35884 Instagram! Bond scene is particularly sadistic, so


that’s cool.
The interesting twist is a marked
change of perspectives. Bond is now
PREMIERES
The 33 (127 mins.; PG-13: a disaster
sequence and some language)
not a spy, not a gatherer of intelligence: In 2010, the San José gold and copper
He’s an assassin. It’s a theme that’s devel- mine in Chile collapsed, leaving 33 min-

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oped slowly but never sounded so loud
before. And his girlfriend keeps interro-
ers trapped for 69 days. This film is a
based on Pulitzer Prize–winning author
gating him about how much he drinks Hector Tobar’s nonfiction book about
and what he would do if he didn’t chase
21 yEARS SERvING SANTA BARBARA!
the disaster, Deep Down Dark.
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templates a sure-bet kill, we wonder
DROP By OR CAll TODAy FOR yOuR FREE ESTIMATE if it’s Craig stepping down or another Brooklyn (111 mins.; PG-13: a scene of
idea of Bond is about to launch. Either sexuality and brief strong language)

WESTSIDE
way, let’s hope the writers can find more A young Irish woman (Saoirse Ronan)
creditable foes than unemployment or immigrates to Brooklyn in the 1950s and
technophobia. (DJP) quickly gets involved in a romance and
Arlington/Camino Real/Metro 4 happy new life, until her past catches

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up with her. Based on the Colm Tóibín’s
novel of the same name.
Paseo Nuevo (Opens Thu., Nov. 19)
FOREIGN & DOMESTIC REPAIR All Things Must Pass (94 mins.; NR)
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Love the Coopers (106 mins.; PG-13: locked up in his books. When a fresh-
thematic elements, language, and some faced teenager unleashes them, mayhem
sexuality) ensues. Fiesta 5 (2D)

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The Cooper family gathers for Christ-
mas Eve, and surprising events and The Intern (121 mins.; PG-13: some
unexpected visitors help them redis- suggestive content and brief strong language)
cover the bonds of family. The all-star Robert De Niro stars as a widowed
cast includes Olivia Wilde, Amanda retiree who decides to get back into the

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Seyfried, Marisa Tomei, and John Good- workforce by becoming an intern at
man. Camino Real/Fiesta 5 an online fashion site. Anne Hathaway
costars. Paseo Nuevo
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay
Part 2 (137 mins.; PG-13: intense sequences O The Martian (141 mins.; PG-13: some
of violence and action and some thematic strong language, injury images, and brief
material) nudity)
Jennifer Lawrence returns as Katniss Matt Damon stars as an astronaut who
Everdeen in the final installment of the becomes stranded on Mars after a storm
Hunger Games series. Katniss is now the separates him from his crew. Presumed
leader of the rebellion pitting the dis- dead by NASA, he must find a way to
tricts against the Capitol. signal to them that he is alive.
Arlington/Camino Real/Metro 4 Camino Real (2D)/Paseo Nuevo (2D)
(Opens Thu., Nov. 19)
Miss You Already (112 mins.; PG-13:
My All American (118 mins.; PG: thematic thematic content, sexual material, and some
elements, language, and brief partial nudity) language)
This film by the writer of Hoosiers and Lifelong best friends Jess (Drew Bar-
Rudy centers on a high school boy, Fred- rymore) and Milly’s (Toni Collette)
die, whose dream is to play football. He relationship is put to the test when Jess
makes the University of Texas team, struggles to have a baby and Milly is
which revels in recent wins until Fred- diagnosed with cancer. Plaza de Oro
die suffers an injury. Metro 4
The Peanuts Movie (93 mins.; G)
The Night Before (101 mins.; R: drug use The creators of Ice Age bring the Charles
and language throughout, some strong sexual M. Schulz characters Charlie Brown,
content, and graphic nudity) Linus, Lucy, Snoopy, and the rest of the
Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Peanuts crew to life on the big screen.

2 giveaways
Anthony Mackie star in this comedy Fairview (2D and 3D)/Fiesta 5 (2D and 3D)
about three lifelong friends who meet
up in New York City in search of the O Sicario (121 mins.; R: strong violence,
Holy Grail of Christmas parties — the grisly images, and language)
Nutcracka Ball. Mayhem ensues. Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, and Josh
Camino Real/Fiesta 5 (Opens Thu., Nov. 19) Brolin star in this film about the escalat-

every sunday
ing drug trade on the border between
Spotlight (128 mins.; R: some language the U.S. and Mexico. Plaza de Oro
including sexual references)
Starring Mark Ruffalo and Michael Suffragette (106 mins.; PG-13: some
Keaton, this film tells the true story of intense violence, thematic elements, brief

in november
the Boston Globe newspaper’s investi- strong language, and partial nudity)
gation into allegations of abuse by the This period drama takes place in turn-
Catholic Church. The reporting team of-the-century England as women
discovers decades of cover-ups. fought — sometimes violently— to get
Paseo Nuevo (Opens Thu., Nov. 19) the right to vote, which they were finally
granted in 1928. Carey Mulligan and
NOW SHOWING Helena Bonham Carter star.

Bridge of Spies (141 mins.; PG-13: some


violence and brief strong language) O Steve Jobs
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Camino Real/Paseo Nuevo and even touching exchanges. It’s thrill-
ing talk. The three-act screenplay tries to
Burnt (100 mins.; R: language throughout) square the egotism and cruelty of Jobs
There is a kind of screenwriting work- against an abiding drive to make a dif-
ing in this film — more sitcom than cin- ference in the world. He’s both large and
ematic — that paints itself into a tough grotesquely tiny in his concentration — at
corner of predictable surprises. This is least until people, like his long-neglected
a weirdly overwrought story about a daughter Lisa, show him something he
jerk chef (Bradley Cooper) who wants wants to see. Boyle’s directorial meth-
redemption and somehow finds nice ods are mostly disciplined. What’s genius
people who enable it. It’s hard to get about it, though, is that it doesn’t get in
enthusiastic about the chef, who quit the way of great actors talking with heat,
drinking, drugs, and sous chef seduc- managing to convey occasional sweet-
tions but still throws kitchen hissy fits ness during this brief chronicle of a glori-
that make Gordon Ramsay look like a ous tyrant. (DJP) Plaza de Oro
Zen monk. You don’t learn how to clean
sweetbreads or keep a sauce from sepa- Truth (121 mins.; R: language and a brief
rating in Burnt, but the drama of a pre- nude photo)
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Jack Black stars as Goosebumps author connections. Cate Blanchett and Robert
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ARIES your fertility, and expedite your growth. So anything hard, Libra! Overexertion should be taboo. Straining the event, fatigued by sweltering heat, bad food, and
you do to encourage these cosmic tendencies could and struggling would not only be unnecessary the long journey he’d made to get there, Kanakuri
(Mar. 21-Apr. 19): “I demand unconditional love and
have an unusually dramatic impact. Donning green but counterproductive. If you want to accomplish passed out. He recovered with the help of a local
complete freedom,” wrote Slovenian poet Tomaž
undies might be a good place to start. It would send a anything worthwhile, make sure that your default farmer, but by then the contest was over. Embarrassed
Šalamun. “That is why I am terrible.” In accordance
playful message to your subconscious mind that you emotion is relaxed confidence. Have faith in the by his failure, he sneaked out of Sweden and returned
with the astrological omens, I’m offering you the
are ready and eager to bloom. momentum generated by all the previous work you home. Fast-forward to 1966. Producers of a TV show
chance, at least temporarily, to join Šalamun in
have done to arrive where you are now. tracked him down and invited him to resume what
demanding unconditional love and complete freedom. LEO
But unlike him, you must satisfy one condition: Avoid he’d started. He agreed. At the age of 74, he completed
(July 23-Aug. 22): In the coming weeks, take special SCORPIO the marathon, finishing with a time of 54 years, eight
being terrible. Can you do that? I think so, although
notice of the jokes and humorous situations that (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Elsie de Wolfe (1859-1950) was a months. I think it’s time to claim your own personal
you will have to summon unprecedented amounts of
prompt you to laugh the loudest. They will provide pioneer in the art of interior design. She described version of this opportunity, Capricorn. Wouldn’t you
emotional intelligence and collaborative ingenuity.
important clues about the parts of your life that need herself as “a rebel in an ugly world.” Early in her career love to resolve a process that got interrupted?
TAURUS liberation. What outmoded or irrelevant taboos she vowed, “I’m going to make everything around
(Apr. 20-May 20): You have the answers you need,
should you consider breaking? What inhibitions me beautiful,” and she often did just that. In part AQUARIUS
are dampening your well-being? How might your through her influence, the dark, cluttered decor of (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): In most sporting events, there’s never
but you keep sniffing around as if there were different
conscience be overstepping its bounds and making the Victorian Era, with its bulky draperies and overly any doubt about which competitor is winning. Each
or better answers to be had. Moreover, you’ve been
you unnecessarily constrained? Any time you roar ornate furniture, gave way to rooms with brighter step of the way, the participants and spectators know
offered blessings that could enable you to catalyze
with spontaneous amusement, you will know you light, softer colors, and more inviting textures. I’d love who has more points or goals or runs. But one sport
greater intimacy, but you’re barely taking advantage of
have touched a congested place in your psyche that is to see you be inspired by her mission, Scorpio. It’s a isn’t like that. In a boxing match, no one is aware of
them — apparently because you underestimate their
due for a cleansing. good time to add extra charm, grace, and comfort to the score until the contest is finished — not even the
potency. Here’s what I think: As long as you neglect
your environments. boxers themselves. I think you’re in a metaphorically
the gifts you have already been granted, they won’t VIRGO
provide you with their full value. If you give them your comparable situation. You won’t find out the final
(Aug. 23-Sept. 22): For each of the last 33 years, the SAGITTARIUS tally or ultimate decision until the “game” is complete.
rapt appreciation, they will bloom.
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): At the age of 36, author Franz Kafka Given this uncertainty, I suggest that you don’t slack off
GEMINI Los Angeles has selected a “National Hero Dog.” It’s composed a 47-page letter to his father, Hermann. As even a little. Keep giving your best until the very end.
an award given to a canine that has shown exceptional he described the ways that his dad’s toxic narcissism
(May 21-June 20): Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950)
tried to earn a living by selling pencil sharpeners, but
courage in helping or rescuing people. In 2015, the and emotional abuse had skewed his maturation PISCES
group departed from tradition. Its “National Hero process, he refrained from lashing out with histrionic (Feb. 19-Mar. 20): One night as you lie sleeping in
couldn’t make it. In frustration, he turned to writing
Dog” is a female cat named Tara. Last May, she saved anger. Instead he focused on objectively articulating your bed, you will dream of flying through the sunny
novels. Success! Among his many popular novels, 27 of
a 4-year-old boy by scaring off a dog that had begun the facts, recounting events from childhood and summer sky. The balmy air will be sweet to breathe.
them were about a fictional character named Tarzan.
to attack him. I’m guessing you will soon have an analyzing the family dynamic. In accordance with Now and then you will flap your arms like wings, but
The actor who played Tarzan in the movies based
experience akin to Tara’s. Maybe you’ll make a gutsy the astrological omens, I recommend that you write a mostly you will glide effortlessly. The feeling that flows
on Burroughs’ s books was Johnny Weissmuller. As a
move that earns you an unexpected honor. Maybe letter to your own father — even if it’s filled with praise through your body will be a blend of exhilaration and
child, he suffered from polio, and rebuilt his strength
you’ll carry out a dramatic act of compassion that’s and gratitude instead of complaint. At this juncture in ease. Anywhere you want to go, you will maneuver
by becoming a swimmer. He eventually won five
widely appreciated. Or maybe you’ll go outside your your life story, I think you especially need the insights skillfully to get there. After a while, you will soar to
Olympic gold medals. Burroughs and Weissmuller
comfort zone to pull off a noble feat that elevates your that this exercise would generate. (P.S. Write the letter a spot high above a scene that embodies a knotty
are your role models in the coming weeks, Gemini.
reputation. for your own sake, not with the hope of changing or problem in your waking life. As you hover and gaze
It’s a favorable time for you to turn defeat into victory.
hurting or pleasing your dad. You don’t have to give down, you will get a clear intuition about how to untie
CANCER LIBRA it to him.) the knots. Whether or not you remember this dream,
(Sept. 23-Oct. 22): According to cartoon character the next day you will work some practical magic that
(June 21-July 22): Artist Andy Warhol had an obsession CAPRICORN
Homer Simpson, “Trying is the first step towards begins to shrink or dissolve the problem.
with green underpants. In fact, that’s all he ever wore
failure.” I don’t agree with that comic advice. But (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Shizo Kanakuri was one of Japan’s
beneath his clothes. It might be fun and productive
I do think the following variant will be applicable top athletes when he went to compete in the marathon
for you to be inspired by his private ritual. Life is
to you in the coming weeks: “Trying too hard is race at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics. Partway through Homework: What’s your most beautiful
virtually conspiring to ripen your libido, stimulate or powerful hidden quality? Testify at
the first step toward failure.” So please don’t try too
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ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: SUSAN FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME Norte Apt 12 Goleta, CA 93117; Peng #J, Santa Barbara, CA 93111; David Pl #125 Goleta, CA 93117; Wei Jun 93117; Sean Nguyen 100 Sumida CA 93004; Frank W. Gonzalez (same
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To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, Company at 1525 State St Ste 203 Peng Xiong filed with the County a Individual Signed: filed with the Jun Nie filed with the County Clerk Individual Signed: Sean Nguyen filed filed with the County Clerk of Santa
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DE LAPA a/k/a SUSAN DELAPA William J. McKinley, President filed Office of the County Clerk. Joseph was filed in the Office of the County of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, filed in the Office of the County Clerk. the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland,
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SUSAN V. DELAPA County on Oct 13, 2015. This statement by Tara Jayasinghe. FBN Number: Clerk (SEAL) by Christine Potter. FBN Number: 2015‑0002834. Published: by Christine Potter. FBN Number: Number: 2015‑0003200. Published:
A PETITION FOR PROBATE: expires five years from the date it 2015‑0002808. Published: Oct 22, Number: 2015‑0003000. Published: Oct 29. Nov 5, 12, 19 2015. 2015‑0003127. Published: Nov 5, 12, Nov 12, 19, 25. Dec 3 2015.
has been filed by: BARCLAY was filed in the Office of the County 29. Nov 5, 12 2015. Oct 29. Nov 5, 12, 19 2015. 19, 25, 2015.
BRANTINGHAM in the Superior Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
Court of California, County of (SEAL) by Jan Morales. FBN Number: FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s)
Santa Barbara 2015‑0002962. Published: Oct 22, 29. STATEMENT The following person(s) STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Kimchi STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Gizmogeeks,
THE PETITION for probate Nov 5, 12 2015. is/are doing business as: Luxe Lion is/are doing business as: All Natural Korean BBQ at 3132 State Street is/are doing business as: Here & There Illume, Illume Web Design &
requests that (name): BARCLAY Designs at 2620 Glendessary Lane Carpet Cleaning at 3019 Serena Rd Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Kimchi Hope, at 121 West De La Guerra St #10 Santa Development at 6650 Picasso Rd
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Margrit Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Jebediah Inc (same address) This business is Barbara, CA 93101; Sandra Jackson Goleta, CA 93117; Andrew Farkash
BRANTINGHAM be appointed
STATEMENT The following person(s) Gressierer (same address) This Vanveelen (same address) This business conducted by a Corporation Signed: McCartney (same address) This business 6591 Seville Apt 5 Goleta, CA 93117;
as personal representative
is/are doing business as: SB Buggie at business is conducted by a Individual is conducted by a Individual Signed: Soojung Jun filed with the County is conducted by a Individual Signed: Joe Lee 6650 Rd Apt 6 Goleta, CA
to administer the estate of the
420 East Anapamu Street santa Barbara, Signed: filed with the County Clerk J.O. Van Veelen filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct Sandra McCartney filed with the 93117 This business is conducted by
decedent.
CA 93101; MJInvestments Inc. (same of Santa Barbara County on Oct 09, Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 07, 2015. This statement expires five County Clerk of Santa Barbara County a General Partnership Signed: Andrew
THE PETITION requests the
address) This business is conducted 2015. This statement expires five years 08, 2015. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the on Oct 28, 2015. This statement expires Farkash filed with the County Clerk
decedent’s will and codicils, if any,
by a Corporation Signed: filed with from the date it was filed in the years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph five years from the date it was filed in of Santa Barbara County on Nov 06,
be admitted to probate. The will
the County Clerk of Santa Barbara Office of the County Clerk. Joseph Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. 2015. This statement expires five years
and any codicils are available for
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examination in the file kept by
expires five years from the date it Andrea Luparello . FBN Number: Morales. FBN Number: 2015‑0002928. 2015‑0002913. Published: Oct 29. Nov Luparello. FBN Number: 2015‑0003106. of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland,
the court.
was filed in the Office of the County 2015‑0002947. Published: Oct 22, Published: Oct 29. Nov 5, 12, 19 2015. 5, 12, 19 2015. Published: Nov 5, 12, 19, 25, 2015. County Clerk (SEAL) by Tara Jayasinghe.
THE PETITION requests authority
Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk 29. Nov 5, 12 2015. FBN Number: 2015‑0003198.
to administer the estate under FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
(SEAL) by Adela Bustos. FBN Number: Published: Nov 12, 19, 25. Dec 3 2015.
the Independent Administration FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) STATEMENT The following person(s) STATEMENT The following person(s) is/
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Nov 5, 12 2015.
allow the personal representative is/are doing business as: TR Home Anthony Rodriguez Painting A Little Help at 1480 Monte Vista Farm at 4036 Foothill Rd Carpinteria, CA STATEMENT The following person(s)
to take many actions without FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME Real Estate Services at 54 Lassen at 6279 Newcastle St Goleta, CA Rd Santa Barbara, CA 93108; Kim 93013; Lonson Family Farm, LLC (same is/are doing business as: Aeroz
obtaining court approval. Before STATEMENT The following person(s) Dr Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Tanya 93117; Mark Anthony Rodriguez Redmond 1240 Franciscan Ct #10 address) This business is conducted America at 1173 Harbor Hills Dr Santa
taking certain very important is/are doing business as: International Magid (same address) This business 1210 Cacique #38 Santa Barbara, CA Carpinteria, CA 93013; Lynn Redmond by a Limite Liability Company Signed: Barbara, CA 93109; Nigel Fletcher
actions, however, the personal English Academy Online at 5455 8th is conducted by a Individual Signed: 93103 This business is conducted by 1480 Monte Vista Rd Santa Barbara, Carol‑Anne Lonson, Manager filed (same address) Craig Stickney (same
representative will be required to Street Unit #20 Carpinteria, CA 93013; Tanya Magid filed with the County a Individual Signed: Mark Anthony CA 93108 This business is conducted with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara address) This business is conducted by a
give notice to interested persons Megan Moreno (same address) Saul Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct Rodriguez filed with the County by a General Partnership Signed: Kim County on Oct 27, 2015. This statement Copartners Signed: Craig W. Stickney
unless they have waived notice or Moreno (same address) This business is 13, 2015. This statement expires five Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Redmond filed with the County expires five years from the date it filed with the County Clerk of Santa
consented to the proposed action.) conducted by a Married Couple Signed: years from the date it was filed in the Oct 26, 2015. This statement expires Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct was filed in the Office of the County Barbara County on Nov 05, 2015.
The Independent administration Saul Moreno filed with the County Office of the County Clerk. Joseph five years from the date it was filed 20, 2015. This statement expires five Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk This statement expires five years from
authority will be granted unless an Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) in the Office of the County Clerk. years from the date it was filed in the (SEAL) by Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: the date it was filed in the Office of
interested person files an objection 01, 2015. This statement expires five by Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. 2015‑0003080. Published: Nov 5, 12, the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland,
to the petition and shows good years from the date it was filed in the 2015‑0002957. Published: Oct 22, by Andrea Luparello. FBN Number: Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Andrea 19, 25, 2015. County Clerk (SEAL) by Christine
cause why the court should not Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. 29. Nov 5, 12 2015. 2015‑0003070. Published: Oct 29. Luparello. FBN Number: 2015‑0003021. Potter. FBN Number: 2015‑0003176.
grant the authority. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Teresa FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME Nov 5, 12, 19 2015. Published: Oct 29. Nov 5, 12, 19 2015. STATEMENT The following person(s) Published: Nov 12, 19, 25. Dec 3 2015.
A HEARING on the petition will be Ann Iqbal. FBN Number: 2015‑0002862.
held in this court as follows: on Published: Oct 22, 29. Nov 5, 12 2015. STATEMENT The following person(s) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME is/are doing business as: Mission City FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
12/24/2015 AT 9:00 a.m. Dept: 5 is/are doing business as: Serrano STATEMENT The following person(s) STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ Fumigation Santa Barbara at 650 STATEMENT The following person(s)
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME Cleaning Services at 1719 Castillo is/are doing business as: A And J are doing business as: Hilary Elizabeth Ward Drive Suite I Santa Barbara, is/are doing business as: Just Jess
SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA STATEMENT The following person(s) is/
COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA, #2 Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Juan G Limousine at 4067 State St Santa at 1409 Bath Street #2 Santa Barbara, CA 93111; JL Guron Enterprises, Designs at 1265 Mountain View Rd
are doing business as: Santa Barbara Serrano (same address) This business Barbara, CA 93110; Andrea M Plackett CA 93103; Hilary Elizabeth MacDonald Inc. 77 Manchester Place Goleta, CA Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Jessica
located at 1100 Anacapa Street, Bone Broth Company at 789 Mission
P.O. Box 21107 Santa Barbara, CA is conducted by a Individual Signed: 141 Valdivia Dr Santa Barbara, CA (same address) This business is 93117 This business is conducted Pelton (same address) This business
Canyon Road Santa Barbara, CA 93105; filed with the County Clerk of Santa 93110; Justin S Plackett (same address) conducted by a Individual Signed: by a Corporation Signed: Latoya is conducted by a Individual Signed:
93101. Probate Division. Ava Churchill (same address) This
IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of Barbara County on Oct 15, 2015. This business is conducted by a General Hilary MacDonald filed with the Guron filed with the County Clerk filed with the County Clerk of Santa
business is conducted by a Individual This statement expires five years from Partnership Signed: Andrea M. County Clerk of Santa Barbara County of Santa Barbara County on Oct 26, Barbara County on Nov 04, 2015.
the petition, you should appear Signed: Ava Churchill filed with the
at the hearing and state your the date it was filed in the Office of Plackett filed with the County Clerk on Sep 30, 2015. This statement 2015. This statement expires five This statement expires five years from
County Clerk of Santa Barbara County the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, of Santa Barbara County on Oct 22, expires five years from the date it years from the date it was filed in the the date it was filed in the Office of
objections or file written objections on Oct 16, 2015. This statement expires
with the court before the hearing. County Clerk (SEAL) by Jessica 2015. This statement expires five years was filed in the Office of the County Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland,
five years from the date it was filed in Sheeiff. FBN Number: 2015‑0002994. from the date it was filed in the Office Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Adela County Clerk (SEAL) by Noe Solis. FBN
Your appearance may be in person the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E.
or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A Published: Oct 22, 29. Nov 5, 12 of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, (SEAL) by Christine Potter. FBN Number: Bustos. FBN Number: 2015‑0003076. Number: 2015‑0003171. Published:
Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Andrea 2015. County Clerk (SEAL) by Christine 2015‑0002853. Published: Oct 29. Nov Published: Nov 5, 12, 19, 25, 2015. Nov 12, 19, 25. Dec 3 2015.
CREDITOR or a contingent creditor Luparello. FBN Number: 2015‑0003003.
of the decedent, you must file your FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME Potter. FBN Number: 2015‑0003038. 5, 12, 19 2015. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
Published: Oct 22, 29. Nov 5, 12 2015. Published: Oct 29. Nov 5, 12, 19 2015.
claim with the court and mail a STATEMENT The following person(s) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) STATEMENT The following person(s)
copy to the personal representative FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME is/are doing business as: SB Bone FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Fantify, Total is/are doing business as: Daze Wine
appointed by the court within the STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ Broth at 789 Mission Canyon STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: JKM Sports Media at 345 Chapala Street Partners, Whitehair Wine Group,
later of either (1) four months are doing business as: Rook Family Tree Road Santa Barbara, CA 93105; is/are doing business as: Black Bow Investment Group, LLC at 165 San Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Streamtrack, DGD Wine Partners, TWG at 162
from the date of first issuance Chiropractic at 214 East De La Guerra Ava Churchill (same address) This Sweets at 1210 Franciscan Court #4 Angelo‑G Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Inc (same address) This business is Victory Drive Buellton, CA 93427; David
of letters to a general personal Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Thomas W business is conducted by a Individual Carpinteria, CA 93013; L Sweets (same JKM Investment Group, LLC (same conducted by a Corporation Signed: Anton Whitehair (same address) Diane
representative, as defined in section Rook125 East Islay Santa Barbara, CA Signed: Ava Churchill filed with the address) This business is conducted address) This business is conducted by Michael Hill, CEO filed with the County Whitehair (same address) Gary Alan
58 (b) of the California Probate 93101 This business is conducted by a County Clerk of Santa Barbara County by a Corporation Signed: Harvey R. a Corporation Signed: Peter Levy filed Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct Whitehair (same address) This business
Code, or (2) 60 days from the date Individual Signed: Katryn J. Price filed on Oct 13, 2015. This statement Wolf, Agent filed with the County with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara 28, 2015. This statement expires five is conducted by a GeneralPartnership
of mailing or personal delivery to with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara expires five years from the date it Clerk of Santa Barbara County on County on Oct 20, 2015. This statement years from the date it was filed in the Signed: filed with the County Clerk
you of a notice under section 9052 County on Oct 19, 2015. This statement was filed in the Office of the County Oct 22, 2015. This statement expires expires five years from the date it was Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. of Santa Barbara County on Oct 15,
of the California Probate Code. expires five years from the date it was Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk five years from the date it was filed filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan 2015. This statement expires five
Other California statutes and legal filed in the Office of the County Clerk. (SEAL) by Noe Solis. FBN Number: in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) Morales. FBN Number: 2015‑0003098. years from the date it was filed in the
authority may affect your rights as Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) 2015‑0002952. Published: Oct 22, Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Tara Jayasinghe. FBN Number: Published: Nov 12, 19, 25. Dec 3 2015. Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E.
a creditor. You may want to consult by Andrea Luparello. FBN Number: 29. Nov 5, 12 2015. by Christine Potter. FBN Number: 2015‑0003026. Published: Oct 29. Nov Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan
2015‑0003016. Published: Oct 22, 29. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
with an attorney knowledgeable in FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME 2015‑0003040. Published: Oct 29. 5, 12, 19 2015. STATEMENT The following person(s) Morales. FBN Number: 2015‑0002984.
California law. Nov 5, 12 2015. Nov 5, 12, 19 2015. Published: Nov 12, 19, 25. Dec 3 2015.
STATEMENT The following person(s) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME is/are doing business as: Stollmeyer
YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME is/are doing business as: Blue Point FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) Technologies at 1040 Cliff Dr. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
by the court. If you are a person STATEMENT The following person(s) Books, BP Books at 805 Palermo STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: The Boss at Apt 26 Santa Barbara, CA 93109; STATEMENT The following person(s) is/
interested in the estate, you may is/are doing business as: Maudet’s at Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93190; Cathy is/are doing business as: Like A 5404 Hanna Dr. Santa Barbara, CA Marcus Stollmeyer (same address) are doing business as: Centro Musical
file with the court a Request for 114 East Haley Street Suite E Santa Ann Feldman (same address) This Letter at 248 Santa Ynez CT Santa 93111; Shaqur National Inc. (same Richard Stollmeyer 8398 Alta Vista Rd De Santa Barbara at 514 N Milpas
Special Notice (form DE‑154) of the Barbara, CA 93101; Mademoiselle business is conducted by a Individual Barbara, CA 93103; Tye French (same address) This business is conducted by Atascadero, CA 93422 This business St Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Maria
filing of an inventory and appraisal Madeleine LLC (same address) This Signed: Cathy Feldman filed with the address) This business is conducted a Corporation Signed: Hossin Shaqur is conducted by a General Partnership Perez (same address) This business
of estate assets or of any petition business is conducted by a Limited County Clerk of Santa Barbara County by a Individual Signed: Tye French filed with the County Clerk of Santa Signed: Marcus Stollmeyer filed with is conducted by a Individual Signed:
or account as provided in Probate Liability Company Signed: Benedicke on Oct 02, 2015. This statement filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 06, 2015. the County Clerk of Santa Barbara Francisco Anguiano filed with the
Code Section 1250. A Request for Maudet filed with the County Clerk of expires five years from the date it Barbara County on Oct 06, 2015. This statement expires five years from County on Oct 26, 2015. This statement County Clerk of Santa Barbara County
Special form is available from the Santa Barbara County on Oct 05, 2015. was filed in the Office of the County This statement expires five years the date it was filed in the Office of expires five years from the date it was on Oct 16, 2015. This statement expires
court clerk. This statement expires five years from Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk from the date it was filed in the the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, filed in the Office of the County Clerk. five years from the date it was filed in
Attorney for Petitioner: LAW the date it was filed in the Office of the (SEAL) by Adela Bustos. FBN Number: Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. County Clerk (SEAL) by Noe Solis. FBN Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph
OFFICE OF JEFF DAUGHERTY 21 County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County 2015‑0002868. Published: Oct 22, Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan Number: 2015‑0002893. Published: by Tara Jayasinghe. FBN Number: E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by
E. Canon Perdido Street Suite 305 Clerk (SEAL) by Andrea Luparello. FBN 29. Nov 5, 12 2015. Morales. FBN Number: 2015‑0002899. Nov 5, 12, 19, 25, 2015. 2015‑0003066. Published: Nov 12, 19, Noe Solis. FBN Number: 2015‑0002995.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 ; (805) Number: 2015‑0002883. Published: Oct Published: Oct 29. Nov 5, 12, 19 2015. 25. Dec 3 2015. Published: Nov 12, 19, 25. Dec 3 2015.
805‑963‑4567. 22, 29. Nov 5, 12 2015. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
Published Nov 12, 19, 25 2015. STATEMENT The following person(s) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME is/are doing business as: Yvonne’s STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ is/are doing business as: Los Amigos STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ STATEMENT The following person(s) is/
Bulk Sale STATEMENT The following person(s) Nails Salon at 3528 State Street, are doing business as: DMXO Records Discount Store at 631 West Carrillo are doing business as: Goleta School of are doing business as: Sierra Property
is/are doing business as: Spindrift Fish Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Nguyen, at 835 N. Milpas Santa Barbara, CA Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Ballet at 303 Magnolia Avenue Santa Management at 1035 Santa Barbara St
DID YOU KNOW Information is And Dive Operations at 5637 Kent Yvonne 7368 Hollister Avenue #1, 93103; Carmalisa Kristelle Reichhart; Manuel Ramirez 6871 Buttonwood Barbara, CA 93117; Lisa Abshere 558 Suite 7 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Sierra
power and content is King? Your Place Goleta, CA 93117 (same address) Goleta, CA 93117 This business is 1210 Del Oro Ave Santa Barbara, CA Lane Goleta, CA 93117 This business Via Rueda Santa Barbara, CA 93110 Property Group, Inc (same address) This
doorway to statewide Public Wayne H Klapp (same address) This conducted by a Individual Signed: 93109 This business is conducted by a is conducted by a Individual Signed: This business is conducted by a Individual business is conducted by a Corporation
Notices, California Newspaper business is conducted by a Individual Yvonne Nguyen filed with the Individual Signed: Carmalisa Kristelle Manuel Ramirez filed with the Signed: Lisa Abshere filed with the Signed: Kevin S Robinson, COO
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME circulation, printed in this county, Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA T. Contreas), that all persons must be filed and served within six FREE One‑Month Trial Smart Search
STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ nAme cHAnGe at least once each week for four 93101 A copy of this order to Show having claims against either of said days of the serve of the Feature. For more information call
are doing business as: SBFIT, SBFITT at successive weeks prior to the date set Cause shall be published in the decedents and/or the Trust entitled, application pursuant to Appeals Board Cecelia @ (916) 288‑6011 or www.
595 Freehaven Rd Santa Barbara, 93108; IN THE MATTER OF THE for hearing on the petition. Dated Oct Independent, a newspaper of general The Contreras Family Trust dated rules; therefore, your written response capublicnotice.com (Cal‑SCAN)
Kasey Camacho (same address) Rachel APPLICATION OF DMITRII 02, 2015. by James E. Herman, Judge circulation, printed in this county, 10/20/1994 are requires to file them must be filed with the Appeals Board
VICTOROVICH ZAGORODNOV
Camacho (same address) This business is
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR
of the Superior Court. Published. Oct at least once each week for four with the Superior Court, at 1100 promptly; a letter or phone call will emPloYment
conducted by a Married Couple Signed: 22, 29. Nov 5, 12 2015. successive weeks prior to the date set Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA not protect your interests.
Kasey Camacho filed with the County CHANGE OF NAME: for hearing on the petition. Dated Oct 93101, and whose mailing address 3) You will be served with a Notice‑
Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct CASE NUMBER: 15CV02806 IN THE MATTER OF THE
27, 2015. by James E. Herman, Judge is P.O. Box 21107, Santa Barbara, (s) of Hearing and must appear at all nonProfit
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: A APPLICATION OF JUSTIN
27, 2015. This statement expires five CHRISTOPHER HERNANDEZ ORDER of the Superior Court. Published. Nov CA 93121‑1107, and mail or deliver hearings or conferences. After
petition has been filed by the above sociAl serVice ProGrAm -
years from the date it was filed in the TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE 12, 19, 25. Dec 3 2015. a copy to Stanley J. Yates, Attorney such hearing, even absent your
named Petitioner(s) in Santa Barbara direct cAre monitor (ft & Pt)
Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. OF NAME: IN THE MATTER OF THE for the Successor Trustee (i.e. Anne appearance, a decision may be made
Superior court proposing a change of $14.50/hr
Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Melissa CASE NUMBER: 15CV03614 APPLICATION OF PATRICK JAMES Cogan) of the Contreras Family Trust and an award of compensation
Mercer. FBN Number: 2015‑0003084. name(s) FROM and TO the following dated 10/20/19994 wherein said benefits may issue against you. The
name(s): TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: A MURPHY ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE The Direct Care Monitor will work in
Published: Nov 12, 19, 25. Dec 3 2015. petition has been filed by the above FOR CHANGE OF NAME: decedents were the trustors of said award could result in the garnishment
FROM: DMITRII VICTOROVICH an interim housing setting to provide
named Petitioner(s) in Santa Barbara CASE NUMBER: 15CV03416 Trust, at 260 Maple Court, Suite 230, of your wages, taking of your money
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME ZAGORODNOV individualized client support by
Superior court proposing a change of TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: A Ventura, CA 93003, within the later or property or other relief.
STATEMENT The following person(s) TO: DMITRII ZAGORODNOV helping to develop a plan to address
name(s) FROM and TO the following petition has been filed by the above of four months after November 5, If the Appeals Board makes an award
is/are doing business as: The Balanced CALZAGO barriers, increase income, and be able
name(s): named Petitioner(s) in Santa Barbara 2015 (the date of the first publication against you, your house or other
Bookkeeper at 241 Savona Ave Goleta, THE COURT ORDERS that all persons to secure and maintain permanent
FROM: JUSTIN CHRISTOPHER Superior court proposing a change of of notice to creditors) or, if notice is dwelling or other property may be
CA 93117; David Chidester (same interested in this matter shall appear housing.
HERNANDEZ name(s) FROM and TO the following mailed or personally delivered to you, taken to satisfy that award in a
address) Rosemary Chidester (same before this court at the hearing
TO: JUSTIN CHRISTOPHER FLORES name(s): 60 days after the date this notice non‑judicial state, with no exemptions
address) This business is conducted by indicated below to show cause, if any, Visit the Path Career Site (http://
THE COURT ORDERS that all persons FROM: PATRICK JAMES MURPHY is mailed or personally delivered to from execution.
a Married Couple Signed: Rosemary why the petition for change of name www.epath.org/site/AboutUs/careers.
interested in this matter shall appear TO: PATRICK JAMES GORDON you. A claim form may be obtained A lien may also be imposed upon your
Chidester filed with the County Clerk should not be granted. html) to apply online. Search for Job
before this court at the hearing THE COURT ORDERS that all persons form may be obtained from the property without further hearing and
of Santa Barbara County on Oct 26, NOTICE OF HEARING Nov 18, #374 for the PT position and #375
indicated below to show cause, if any, interested in this matter shall appear court clerk. For your protection, you before the issuance of an award.
2015. This statement expires five years 2015 9:30am, Dept 1, Courthouse, for the FT position, to submit your
why the petition for change of name before this court at the hearing are encouraged to file your claim 4) You must notify the Appeals
from the date it was filed in the Office 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, application.
should not be granted. indicated below to show cause, if any, by certified mail with return receipt Board of the proper address for the
of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, CA 93101 A copy of this order to
NOTICE OF HEARING Jan 6, 2016 why the petition for change of name requested. Date: October 27, 2015 service of official notices and
County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan Morales. Show Cause shall be published in the
9:30am, Dept 1, Courthouse, 1100 should not be granted. Stanley J. Yates Attorney At Law 260 paper and notify the Appeals Board of
FBN Number: 2015‑0003071. Published: Independent, a newspaper of general
Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA NOTICE OF HEARING Dec 9, 2015 Maple Court, Ste. 230 Ventura, CA any changes in that address.
Nov 12, 19, 25. Dec 3 2015. circulation, printed in this county,
93101 A copy of this order to Show 9:30am, Dept 1, Courthouse, 1100 93003 State Bar No. 94526 TAKE ACTION NOW TO PROTECT
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME at least once each week for four Publised Nov 5, 12, 19 2015. YOUR INTERESTS
successive weeks prior to the date set Cause shall be published in the Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA
STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ Issued by: WORKERS’
for hearing on the petition. Dated Sep Independent, a newspaper of general 93101 A copy of this order to Show WORKERS’ COMPENSATION
are doing business as: Tap To Tee at 115 COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARD
21, 2015. by James E. Herman, Judge circulation, printed in this county, Cause shall be published in the APPEALS BOARD; SPECIAL NOTICE
W Canon Perdido St Santa Barbara, CA Name and address of Appeals Board:
of the Superior Court. Published. Oct at least once each week for four Independent, a newspaper of general OF LAWSUIT
93101; Atlas Golf Company LLC (same WCAB Santa Barbara 411 E. Canon
22, 29. Nov 5, 12 2015. successive weeks prior to the date set circulation, printed in this county, (Pursuant to Labor Code section
address) This business is conducted by Perdido Santa Barbara, CA 93101;
for hearing on the petition. Dated Oct at least once each week for four 3716 and Code of Civil Procedure
a Limited Liability Company Signed: Gil IN THE MATTER OF THE Name and address of applicant’s
27, 2015. by James E. Herman, Judge successive weeks prior to the date set section 412.20 and 412.30)
Varon, Secretary filed with the County APPLICATION OF JEAN CAROL attorney: Ghitterman, Ghitterman
of the Superior Court. Published. Nov for hearing on the petition. Dated Oct WCAB No. 9988891
Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Nov BALLANTYNE ORDER TO SHOW & Feld, 418 E. Canon Perdido St.,
12, 19, 25. Dec 3 2015. 27, 2015. by James E. Herman, Judge To: DEFENDANT, ILLEGALLY
03, 2015. This statement expires five CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: Santa Barbara, CA 93101; FORM
IN THE MATTER OF THE of the Superior Court. Published. Nov UNINSURED EMPLOYER:
years from the date it was filed in the CASE NUMBER: 15CV03172 COMPLETED BY: Megan E. Compton,
APPLICATION OF SUSAN RAE 12, 19, 25. Dec 3 2015. APPLICANT, Roberto Navarro
Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: A Esq. Ghitterman, Ghitterman & Feld,
SEIFERT ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE DEEFENDANTS, Alden Fairbanks
Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan petition has been filed by the above 418 E. Canon Perdido St., Santa
Morales. FBN Number: 2015‑0003157. named Petitioner(s) in Santa Barbara FOR CHANGE OF NAME: notice to creditors Market Ready Properties
Barbara, CA 93101 (805) 965‑4540.
CASE NUMBER: 15CV03656 NOTICES
Published: Nov 12, 19, 25. Dec 3 2015. Superior court proposing a change of NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF NOTICE TO THE PERSON SERVED: The Independent is
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME name(s) FROM and TO the following DEATH OF TRUSTORS, ANTHONY Adjudication of Claim, as been filed You are served: as the person sued
name(s): petition has been filed by the above under the fictitious name of: Alden
STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ CONTRERAS AND EILEEN T. with the Workers’ Compensation
FROM: JEAN CAROL BALLANTYNE named Petitioner(s) in Santa Barbara Fairbanks Market Ready Properties.
are doing business as: Pepperidge Farm CONTRERAS SUPERIOR COURT OF Appeals Board against you as the
TO: JEAN CELYN BALLANTYNE Superior court proposing a change of Published: Oct 22, 29. Nov 5, 12
Santa Barbara at 4588 Nueces Drive THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR named defendant by the above
THE COURT ORDERS that all persons name(s) FROM and TO the following 2015.
Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Frenando THE COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA named applicant.
interested in this matter shall appear name(s):
Zermeno (same address) Yvette In Re: ANTHONY CONTRERAS You may seek the advice of an
before this court at the hearing FROM: SUSAN RAE SEIFERT PuBlic notices
Zermeno (same address) This business is AND EILEEN T. CONTRERAS, attorney in any matter connected with
indicated below to show cause, if any, TO: SUSAN RAE
conducted by a Married Couple Signed: CO‑TRUSTORS OF THE CONTRERAS this lawsuit and such attorney should
why the petition for change of name THE COURT ORDERS that all persons DID YOU KNOW Information is
Yvette Zermeno filed with the County FAMILY TRUST DATED 10/20/1994 be consulted promptly so that you
should not be granted. interested in this matter shall appear power and content is King? Do you
Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 20, Anne Cogan, successor Trustee of response may be filed and entered in
NOTICE OF HEARING Dec 09, before this court at the hearing need timely access to public notices
2015. This statement expires five years said Trust a timely fashion.
2015 9:30am, Dept 1, Courthouse, indicated below to show cause, if any, and remain relevant in today’s hostile
from the date it was filed in the Office CASE NO: 15PR00441 If you do not know an attorney, you @sbindependent
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of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, NOTICE IS HERBY GIVEN to the may call an attorney reference service
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characteristic protected by law. Ability to work some weekends and
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organize, and direct payroll functions;
supervise the daily activities of
11/15/15, thereafter open until filled. commensurate with qualifications Santa Barbara region, Cottage emphasizes the difference each team member
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the payroll staff, and insure the
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integrity of all data entered.
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all qualified applicants will receive
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identity, national origin, disability Surgical Services
transmit monthly payroll and benefit
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reports as required. Perform monthly
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reconciliation of payroll, employee • RN – ICU (Nights)
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insurance, disability and Section 125 Development for Arts & Lectures. Will • Clinical Quality Consultant • Director – IT Security • RN – Med/Surg – Nights
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My house hunt Begins


L
et’s say you’ve got $2.4 million smol- While researching the most expensive
dering in your wallet and you’re zip codes in the country, I also stumbled
craving a nest in Santa Barbara. Ah, upon a Wall Street Journal story about
here’s one: three bedrooms, two baths, on Dennis Franz and his real-estate-devel-
a mountain overlooking the city. Nice. Just oper wife, Joanie Franz, buying a house
sign on the dotted … in Montecito in 2010 for $2.15 million. It
Wait! For that same money, you could caught my eye because of the link between
buy Johnsonville, Connecticut—
Connecticut not just Santa Barbara and The Hamptons. The
a house there — the whole village. The story was headlined “A Hamptons-Style
deal comes with some empty houses (it’s Home in California,” and photos do reveal
a ghost town), a covered bridge, a wooden that it’s Hamptonic.
dam, and a waterfall. The old mill village First of all, I’m a big Dennis Franz fan. Johnsonville, Connecticut
drew a high bid of $1.9 million a year ago, Among other things, he played Detective
but the sale fell through. Now it’s back on Andy Sipowicz on the fabulous NYPD weren’t as crazy, but they weren’t exactly
the market for $2.4 million. Blue, one of the greatest pairings since pas- cheap. Now we’re house hunting in Santa
Hmm, tough one. In Johnsonville, you trami on rye. Also, he’s originally from the Barbara with a terrific realtor who’s work-
realestate.independent.com

could possibly stroll around your village, Midwest (Illinois) like me (Ohio). And, for ing hard, but it’s a challenge since we’re
going all feudal with your vassals, and then a price tag under the current median, he apparently not the only people who want
demand a nice lunch by your waterfall. bought a Hamptons-style house, with the to live in paradise. In other words, we’ve
In Santa Barbara, people are nice but not porch and everything, instead of a castle. jumped from the real estate frying pan
serf nice. (Yes, it was post-crash 2010, but still.) into the fire.
Well, $2.4 million also happens to be Incidentally, Dennis recently gave a rare Here, fittingly, was one of the first com-
the median price for a home in Santa Bar- interview to the New York Post and said he ments I heard on this situation, and it came
bara, according to PropertyShark’s annual has no qualms about stepping away from in an email from none other than The
list. That puts our city 12th on the list. The the limelight after 12 seasons (and four at doing nothing.” You gotta love Dennis Santa Barbara Independent’
Independent’s own Nick
number one zip code is, once again, in the Emmys) on NYPD Blue. “I just wanted Franz. And he’s a Santa Barbaran! Welsh. “What made you move out here?”
heart of The Hamptons: Sagaponack, Long to live an enjoyable, irresponsible, spend- As it happens, before we moved to he asked. “An irresistible urge to feed the
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Island, New York, with a median price tag time-with-my-family kind of life. I haven’t Santa Barbara, we lived in an UnHampton real estate beast?”
of $5.125 million. regretted one minute of it. I’m pretty good not too far from Sagaponack. House prices That was not it. n

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area seller buyer price date address
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goleta MIlleR MaRtIN M tRUSt KHIVReNKo aleKSeY $736,000 10/30/15 486 eVoNSHIRe aVe
DeRogatIS PHIlIP M tRUStee DeRogatIS PHIlIP M tRUStee $724,000 10/27/15 5253 RHoaDS aVe
WRIgHt RUSSell C eU SPeRlINg MICHael tRUStee $555,000 10/30/15 5087 RHoaDS aVe a
eDWaRDS loaS M JaReRo aBRaHaM M DeU $519,000 10/29/15 5066 BIRCHWooD RD
Wall JoHN R ea Wall lYNN R eU $900,000 10/29/15 830 N PatteRSoN aVe
tRUoNg Hoa eU WINKel JoHN a tRUStee $982,000 10/29/15 7384 CHaPMaN Pl
IRKHIN YeVgeNIY tRUStee DUll CHRIStoPHeR eU $288,500 10/30/15 133 la CaleRa WaY
eVaNS KIRK BeSSaNt teRRY H tRUStee $757,500 10/26/15 6032 SUelleN Ct
olY CHaDMaR SaNDPIPeR8 goleNCHeNKo PaVel eU $890,500 10/30/15 HollISteR aVe
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ClaRK DeBRa a toRCHIN MaRK e eU $800,000 10/30/15 7549 Sea gUll DR


MoNteCIto DaRlINgtoN PeRCY S III tRUSt ReaD aNDRea ea $1,425,000 10/27/15 1561 SaN leaNDRo lN
DalZIel WIllIaM J tRUSt WHeatleY RHoNDa N tRUSt $970,000 10/30/15 1251 eaSt ValleY RD
PD SeaVIeW llC PICKett StePHeN e tRUStee $1,800,000 10/27/15 74 SeaVIeW DR
el FUReIDIS llC IQ HolDINgS INC $12,261,500 10/30/15 631 PaRa gRaNDe lN
CHaFKIN JeRMIaH H eU CaRotI SteFaNo eU $2,325,000 10/30/15 1931 eUCalYPtUS HIll RD
SaNta BaRBaRa PoRteR KatHleeN J ea VoIgt gReg eU $1,509,500 10/30/15 59 tIeRRa CIelo lN
KRZYCZKoWSKa BaRBaRa M tRUStee SPIeleR KatHY eU $800,000 10/27/15 1116 gaRDeN St
aDaMS lYNDa a RINCoN oFFICeS llC $1,150,000 10/30/15 950 MeDIo RD
tURBeVIlle CeleSte RoCHeStIe taYloR $1,850,000 10/30/15 620 aNaCaPa St
gRoSS DaVID a tRe FoRtUNatI llC $1,275,000 10/30/15 707 De la VINa St
FloReS MaNUel C tRUStee PINI DaRIo l $840,000 10/26/15 624 SaN PaSCUal St
eSPINDola Pete tRUStee WHIte DeReK eU $1,448,500 10/30/15 1228 MaNItoU lN
o'DoNNell BRIaN S KeoUgH JoHN R $175,000 10/30/15 925 W ISlaY St
MalINoFF RICHaRD J tRUStee HeYMaN RICHaRD H $760,000 10/27/15 225 ReeF Ct
taKeUCHI KaReN tRUStee MoNRoe RYaN eU $731,500 10/27/15 419 PeaCH gRoVe lN
oStRoW eFReM H tRUSt SCHeIDeggeR aNDReW R tRUSt $635,000 10/28/15 2654 State St 35
CRoSS MIKe D tRUStee CaRtY PeteR eU $850,000 10/29/15 3034 Calle RoSaleS
BaRaSCH NaNCY S tRUSt tRYoN RoDNeY S eU $1,135,000 10/29/15 3054 Calle NogUeRa
FolSoM DoUglaS eU FolSoM MaRY $458,000 10/27/15 3714 SaN ReMo DR B
tURKell oMaR R tRUStee KoSIK KeNNetH S eU $1,750,000 10/29/15 3812 PUeBlo aVe
HUgHeS laND HolDINg tRUSt BRaNCH JeFFReY eU $5,750,000 10/29/15 4689 VIa RoBlaDa
This data is provided to The Santa Barbara Independent by an outside third-party source and represents a partial list of recorded residential sales in Santa Barbara County on the dates listed.
While this information is public record, The Santa Barbara Independent cannot guarantee the accuracy nor the completeness of this list.
make myself at home
by Sarah Sinclair

one-of-a-kind montecito treasure


I
’ve always been more of a jeans and flip- home feels comfortable. It’s a beautiful a hacienda. When I
flops person than a ball-gown and high- adult clubhouse with fun details galore, step into the living
heels person. As a parent, I always let and it’s walking distance to Montecito room, I notice the
my kids get sandy at the beach and muddy Café, Los Arroyos, and CVS on Coast Vil- super-high ceiling
on hikes. If something wasn’t washable, it lage Road. I loved this house before I even and huge window
didn’t belong in our house. So the houses got inside the front gate. The multicol- perfectly comple-
I’ve lived in have always felt … lived in. ored bougainvillea curled and clamored ment the relatively
We had chickens in downtown Santa Bar- over the curved exterior wall. The address small room with its
bara at a craftsman we called The Club- numbers gleamed from behind an iron built-in shelves and
house, and we had an overgrown, fenceless placard, reminding me of abalone shining nooks. A distinctive
adobe on the Mesa that allowed the kids to in the morning sun. The custom lantern stairway beckons
explore to their hearts’ content. hanging near the rounded front gate gave up one side of the
So you may not be surprised to hear me pause, but once I walked through the room, with artfully
that I’ve never been much for Montecito. entryway, I recognized my surroundings arranged Saltillo tile
Sorry, realtor friends, but it’s true. Mon- and knew I was in for a one-of-a-kind steps echoed by a cutout stair-step wall This house is comfortable in its own
tecito has always felt a little too mani- treat. and paired with a playful, curved iron skin. It invites you to smile at its details

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cured and snobby for me. I like to know This house was designed by area handrail leading upstairs. and relax awhile in its cozy corners and
my neighbors and be able to walk into architect Jeff Shelton. Everyone knows Built in 2009, the house has three bed- sunny spaces. The new owner of this
the market in my pj’s when I run low on his distinctive, whimsical works in Santa rooms and three and a half baths, a gour- house should be prepared for fun because
half-and-half. Barbara, so I recognized his trademark met kitchen, a study, and a workout room. this house is ready to have fun for years to
Well, my Montecito attitude changed style right away. But I had never before Outside there is a bocce-ball court, a great come. And should you find yourself out of
last week when I visited 145 Olive Mill been to one of his private residences. This courtyard with a fountain and a wood fire- half-and-half, they’ll likely laugh with you
Lane. It’s neither rustic nor casual, but this one is special. I’m no architectural expert; I place, and plenty of patio space to enjoy —not at you—when you run into CVS
just go by what feels good. This home feels the beautiful yard designed by renowned in your pj’s.
Address: 145 Olive Mill Lane livable, likable, and fun. area landscape architect Isabelle Greene.
As I walk toward the front door, the Inside and out, so many thoughtful ele-
Status: On the market curved archways remind me of an Italian ments, from the fixtures to the finishes, 145 Olive Mill Lane is currently for sale in Montecito,

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listed by Gayle Lofthus of Village Properties Realtors.
Price: $3,295,000 farmhouse or stable. Through the archway
is a long, breezy hallway reminiscent of
invite one to pause and appreciate the
craftsmanship and artistry. Reach Gayle at 689-9011.

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Carpinteria 549 Sweet Rain Place, 3BD/2.5BA, 1994 Sycamore Canyon 49 Cedar Lane, 3BD/2BA, Sat 1-4 Sun
Sun 1-4, $669,000, Pacific Coast Realty, Road, 5BD/4BA, Sun 12-3, $1,975,000, 1-4, $1,250,000, Berkshire Hathaway,
5965 Hickory Street 2, 2BD/1BA, JoAnn Pomatto-Gomez 805-705-3798 Coastal Properties, Gary Goldberg 805- Andy Madrid 805-452-1456 James St.
Sat 12-3 Sun 12-3, $345,000, Berkshire 969-1258 James 949-547-1860
Hathaway, Tony Rodriguez 805-901-0425 284 Coronado Drive, 4BD/2BA, Sat
1-3, $819,000, Berkshire Hathaway, Brett 462 Toro Canyon Road, 4BD/3BA, 1202 Las Alturas Road, 2BD/2BA, Sat
5455 8th Street Unit 92, 2BD/2BA, Buschbom 805-451-9108 Sun 1-4, $2,395,000, Berkshire 1-4, $1,349,000, Teles Properties, Inc.,
Sun 1-4, $445,000, Sotheby’s, Jim Alzina Hathaway, JoAnn Mermis 805-895-5650 Larry S. Martin 805-895-6872
805-455-1941 5004 Caire Circle, 5BD/3BA, By Appt.,
$949,000, Berkshire Hathaway, Jason 1211 East Valley Road, 4BD/5BA, 139 Loma Media Road, 2BD/2.5BA,
1211 Franciscan Court #2, Streatfeild Team 805-969-1122 Sat 1-3, $2,595,000, Berkshire Hathaway, Sat 11-4 Sun 11-4, $1,385,000,
2BD/2.5BA, Sun 1-4, $560,000, Jessica Stovall 805-698-9416 Berkshire Hathaway, Isaiah J. Polstra 805-
Coldwell Banker, Jeff Farrell 805-895- 7608 Newport Drive, 4BD/2BA, Sat
722-5085
5151 2-4, $969,000, Berkshire Hathaway, 2775 East Valley Road, 4BD/3.5BA,
Chris Jones 805-708-7041 Sun 1-4, $2,795,000, Sotheby’s, Jenny 1889 Eucalyptus Hill Road, 3BD/2BA,
4527 Carpinteria Avenue Hall 805-705-7125 Sun 1-3, $1,389,000, Sotheby’s, Justin
A, 2BD/3BA, Sun 12-3, $565,000, 4901 Ramada Drive, 4BD/3BA, Sat
Corrado 805-451-9969
Coastal Properties, Gary Goldberg 805- 1-4, $980,000, Coldwell Banker, Jeani 1781 San Leandro Lane, 4BD/3.5BA,
969-1258 Hansen Burke 805-451-1429 Sun 12-3, $2,985,000, Coldwell Banker, 1 Rubio Road, 3BD/3BA, Sun 2-4,
Charlie Petersen 805-637-0312 $1,585,000, Coldwell Banker, C Scott
1482 Eucalyptus Street, 4BD/2BA, 510 Coronado Drive, Sun 1-4,
McCosker, 805-687-2436
Sun 12-2, $750,000, Berkshire Hathaway, 5BD/4BA, $1,029,000, Goodwin & 235 Santa Rosa Lane, 3BD/2.5BA,
Dale Sundell 805-895-2064 Thyne Properties, Stu Morse 805-705- Sun 1-4, $2,995,000, Berkshire 3 Las Alturas Road, 4BD/2.5BA, Sun
0161 Hathaway, Brooke Ebner 805-453-7071 1-3, $1,599,000, Village Properties, John
178 Serafin Street, 4BD/2BA, Sun Jenny Easter 805-455-6294 Bahura 805-680-5175
11-2, $950,000, Sotheby’s, Carolyn 7797 Goldfield Court, 4BD/4.5BA,
Wood Friedman 805-886-3838 Sun 1-3, $2,749,000, Village Properties, 1110 Oriole Road, 4BD/3BA, Sat 12-3 1836 Hillcrest Road, 4BD/3BA,
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Beverly Palmer, 805-452-7985 Sun 12-3, $3,049,000, Coldwell Banker, Sat 1-3 Sun 1-3, $1,599,000, Village
3375 Foothill Road #1114, Eric Stockmann 805-895-0789 Patrice Properties, June Laula 805-689-7036
3BD/2BA, Sun 2-4, $1,200,000, 331 Santa Rosalia Way, 3BD/2BA,
Serrani 805-637-5112 Christina Ruelas 805-452-9931
Coldwell Banker, Hayley N Hernandez Sat 1-4, $TBD, Village Properties, Cimme
805-717-8868 Eordanidis 805-722-8480 1424 East Valley Road, 1545 Knoll Circle Drive, 3BD/2BA,
3BD/3BA, Sat 1-4, $3,200,000, Reeves Sun 1-3, $1,800,000, Berkshire
3246 Beach Club Road, 4BD/4BA,
Sun 1-4, $13,888,000, The Agency,
Hope Ranch & Associates, Jeff Reeves 805-689-2058 Hathaway, Michele White 805-452-7515
Jackie Smith 213-494-7736 4178 Creciente Drive, 4BR/3BA, Sun 2700 Torito Road, 3BD/3BA, Sun 1-4, 1554 Knoll Circle Drive, 3BD/3.5BA,
1-4, $3,995,000, Stones Real Estate, $3,200,000, Berkshire Hathaway, Brett Sun 1-4, $1,895,000, Berkshire
3111 Padaro Lane, 4BD/3BA, Sun Team Eric and Mary 805-682-6090 Buschbom 805-451-9108 Hathaway, Bryan R. Uhrig 805-331-3191
1-3, $13,900,000, Village Properties,
John Henderson 805-689-1066 929 Canon Road, 4BD/4BA, By Appt., 1103 Camino Viejo, 4BD/5BA, Sun 1746 Prospect Avenue, 3BD/3.5,
$4,895,000, Sotheby’s, Sandy Stahl 805- 1-4, $3,795,000, Berkshire Hathaway, Sun 1-4, $1,995,000, Village Properties,
689-1602 Taylor Toner 805-451-4801 Priscilla Bedolla 805-680-7146
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320 Por La Mar Circle, 0BD/1BA, 777 Lilac Drive, 4BD/4BA, Sun 1-4, 712 Arbolado Road, 3BD/2BA, Sun
Sun 1-3, $475,000, Coast and Valley
Mission Canyon $4,250,000, Coldwell Banker, Steve 2-4, $2,170,000, Sotheby’s, The Olivers
Properties, Robert P Ruccione 805-729- 858 Cheltenham Road, 4BD/2BA, Sun Slavin 805-886-3428 805-680-6524
2004 1-4, $1,050,000, Coldwell Banker, Jeani 2355 East Valley Road, 5BD/9BA, 1010 Roble Lane, 3BD/2.5BA, Sun 2-4,
Hansen Burke 805-451-1429 Sun 1-4, $4,500,000, Berkshire $2,249,000, Sotheby’s, The Olivers 805-
829 North Salsipuedes Street B,
2BD/2BA, Sun 1-4, $599,900, Berkshire 876 Windsor Way, 3BD/2BA, Sun 1-4, Hathaway, John Comin 805-689-3078 680-6524
Hathaway, Rose Van Schaik 805-452- $1,075,000, Berkshire Hathaway, Jason 1385 Oak Creek Canyon Road, Lot/ 1570 Las Canoas Road, 3BD/4BA,
2051 S. Ebin 805-364-3070 Land, By Appt., $4,950,000, Berkshire Sun 1-3, $2,375,000, Coast and Valley
316 West Pedregosa 967 Chelteham Road, 3BD/2BA, Sun Hathaway, Joe Stubbins 805-729-0778 Properties, Robert P Ruccione 805-729-
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Street, 2BD/1BA, Sun 1-4, $785,000, 1-4, $1,125,000, Berkshire Hathaway, Bill 1709 Overlook Lane, 5BD/4.5BA, 2004
Coastal Properties, Gary Goldberg 805- Urbany 805-331-0248 By Appt., $5,250,000, Sotheby’s, Frank 1829 Mira Vista, 2BD/2BA, Sat 1-3,
969-1258 2985 Glen Albyn Drive, 4BD/3BA, Abatemarco 805-450-7477 $2,395,000, Sotheby’s, Sandy Stahl 805-
1417 Olive Street Unit B, 3BD/2BA, Sun 2-4, $1,195,000, Berkshire 689-1602
1098 Golf Road, 5BD/4.5BA, By Appt.,
Sat 1-3, $1,045,000, Sotheby’s, Sandy Hathaway, Ricardo Munoz 805-895-8725 $5,750,000, Berkshire Hathaway, Jason 1800 El Encanto Road Unit A,
Lipowski 805-403-3844 2960 Glen Albyn Drive, 5BD/3BA, Streatfeild Team 805-969-1122 2BD/2BA, Sat 1-3, $2,595,000,
218 Santa Barbara Street D, Sun 2-4, $1,695,000, Coldwell Banker, Sotheby’s, Joanna Slott 805-335-0158
511 Las Fuentes Drive, 3BD/4.5BA,
3BD/2.5BA, Sun 2-4, $1,175,000, Don Haws 805-895-7653 Sat 1-4, $6,450,000, Village Properties, 1933 Mission Ridge, 3BD/4BA, Sun
Berkshire Hathaway, Marguerite Taylor 790 Mission Oaks Lane, 4BD/4.5BA, Elberta Pate 805-895-0835 2-4, $2,650,000, Village Properties,
805-705-0957 Sun 1-3, $1,845,000, Berkshire R.Wayne Barker 805-637-2948
2225 Featherhill Road, 6BD/6.5BA,
401 Chapala Street #305, Hathaway, Chris Smith 831-234-0091 Sun 1-3, $6,995,000, Sotheby’s, Debbie
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1BD/1.5BA, Sun 11-4, $1,325,000, Lee 805-637-7588


Village Properties, Calcagno & Hamilton Montecito 1522 East Mountain Drive, 2834 Serena Road, 3BD/2BA, Sat
805-896-0876 1220 Coast Village Road Unit 1-4 Sun 1-4, $1,150,000, Berkshire
5BD/3.5BA, Sun 1-4, $7,495,000,
2109 Chapala Street, 3BD/2.5BA, 110, 3BD/2BA, Sun 1-4, $1,069,000, Sotheby’s, Karen Strickland 805-455- Hathaway, Gordon Hardey & Marilyn
Sat 2-4 Sun 1-4, $1,495,000, Sotheby’s, Sotheby’s, John Holland 805-705-1681 3226 Wankum 805-455-1607
Deb Archambault 805-455-2966 85 Canon View Drive, 3+BD/4BA,
531 Chapala Street A, 1BD/2BA, Sun Sat 1-3 Sun 1-3, $1,350,000, Berkshire San Roque
Hathaway, Ashley Anderson & Paul Hurst 2220 Bella Vista Drive, 4BD/6BA, 3867 Cinco Amigos, 3BD/2BA, Sun
1-4, $1,995,000, Berkshire Hathaway,
805-680-8516 Sun 1-4, $7,985,000, Village Properties, 12-3, $595,000, Berkshire Hathaway,
Wes St. Clair 805-895-5650
Pippa Davis 805-886-0174 Hristo Hristov 805-284-8471
220 West Yanonali Street, 2BD/2BA, 546 San Ysidro Road, 2BD/2BA, Sun
1-3, $1,350,000, Coldwell Banker, Holly 1850 Jelinda Drive, 5BD/8BA, By 2525 State Street 12, 2BD/2BA,
Sat 1-4 Sun 1-4, $2,400,000, Sotheby’s,
McKenna 805-886-8848 Appt., $7,950,000, Berkshire Hathaway, Sat 1-3 Sun 1-4, $599,000, Berkshire
Ray Benenate 805-448-7988
Jason Streatfeild Team 805-969-1122 Hathaway, Isaac Garrett 805-729-1143
52 Olive Mill Road, 3BD/2.5BA, Sun
Goleta Rachel Brown 805-570-7160
2-4, $1,495,000, Village Properties, Don Noleta
30 Winchester Canyon #79, Hunt 805-895-3833 2740 Miradero Drive, 2BD/2BA, Sun
615 Las Perlas Drive, 4BD/2.5BA, Sun 2-4, $729,000, Village Properties, Sheela
2BD/2BA, Sun 1-4, $284,000, Coldwell 498 Toro Canyon Road, 3BD/3BA, 2-4, $739,500, Sotheby’s, Linda Brown Hunt 805-698-3767
Banker, Holly Misic 805-335-3315 Sun 1-4, $1,497,500, Coastal Properties, “Brownie” 805-666-9090
4326 Calle Real #9, 3BD/2BA, Sun Gary Goldberg 805-969-1258 616 Calle De Los Amigos, 3BD/3BA,
Sun 1-4, $815,000, Sotheby’s, Daniela
1-4, $299,999, Coldwell Banker, Ruth 1395 Santa Clara Way, 4BD/4BA, Riviera Johnson 805-453-4555
Martinez-Infante 805-570-4646 Sat 2-4 Sun 1-4, $1,565,000, Coldwell 30 North Santa Ynez Street D,
218 Entrance Road 5, 2BD/2.5BA, Banker, Edna Sizlo 805-455-4567 3756 Greggory Way 1, 3BD/2BA,
4BD/2BA, Sun 1-3, $795,000, Berkshire
Sun 2-4, $505,000, Berkshire Hathaway, Sat 1-4 Sun 1-4, $875,000, Berkshire
925 El Rancho Road, 3BD/3BA, Sun Hathaway, Mary Whitney 805-689-0915
Jan Banister 805-455-1194 Hathaway, Kathy Hughes 805-448-4881
1-4, $1,788,000, Berkshire Hathaway, 814 Paseo Alicante, 2+BD/2.5BA,
349 Northgate Drive D, 4BD/2BA, Heather Martineau 805-231-3558 Sun 1-3, $959,000, Berkshire Hathaway,
Sun 2-4, $579,000, Berkshire Hathaway, Doug Van Pelt 805-637-3684
Ken Switzer 805-680-4622

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Going electric in the Kitchen


M
ost of you are probably too such homes can free us from fossil-fuel moderately hot, making for a safer cook-
young to remember the use. ing environment and easier cleanup —
“Gold Medallion” homes of The Energy Star label, a federal pro- basically, no more burned fingers, no
the 1960s. These modern, gram that rates the energy efficiency of more baked-on spills, and less risk for
state-of-the-art, all-electric homes were appliances, enables shoppers to know- children.
promoted as the best and cleanest homes ingly purchase appliances that use the One concern I had was possible radia-
on the market. Within a few years, as elec- least energy to operate. Created in 1992, tion exposure, but after looking at the
tricity costs increased, they became the the program now covers 40,000 products scientific literature, mostly European
Edsels of the housing market. However, I and saves more than $24 billion (2012) in studies, I became convinced that there
have come to believe that after a 50-year energy costs annually. are no radiation-associated hazards. On
hiatus, all-electric homes are once again One energy-efficient electrical appli- the plus side, indoor air quality is signifi-
going to be the future. The reasons are ance that has been widely embraced in cantly better than with gas stoves. There
quite different: Combined with solar- Europe and Asia is the magnetic-induc- aren’t any incompletely combusted resid-
generated electricity, either on- or off-site, tion cooktop. Because it directly heats a ual gases that accompany all gas units, a
pan using magnetic fields, an induction definite health hazard.

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unit can provide great power, instant In the past, higher prices were a draw-
adjustability, excellent thermal efficiency, back, but in recent years, prices have by Dennis Allen
and precise control—equal to or better come down to be competitive with gas
than gas or electric resistance cookers. ranges. with my induction stove top (run off
The energy efficiency of induction coils Until five years ago, I thought I would solar), I have changed allegiance. Water
is approximately double that of gas burn- never cook on anything but a gas range. boils three times faster, temperature
ers—roughly 80 percent of the energy in None of the other options offered the adjusts instantly, it is safer, and it cleans
the electricity gets used for cooking com- control and power of a gas flame. Now, up easier. I am a fan!
pared to 40 percent of the energy in gas.
Since the pot is heated directly, the Dennis Allen is chair of Allen Construction, an employee-owned company committed to building and operating
cooking surface, usually a glass ceramic sustainably. He also serves as chair of the Dean’s Council at the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

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sheet, doesn’t get warm except directly at UCSB and as a boardmember of the Community Environmental Council.
under the pot. Even there it gets only

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San Roque (CONtiNUED) Summerland 319 Ladera Street 2, 2BA/2BA, By 1444 Aarhus Drive, 3BD/2BA, Sun
Appt., $674,900, Berkshire Hathaway, 2-4, $795,000, Sotheby’s, Meagan
42 Calle Capistrano, 3BD/2BA, 2210 Calle Culebra, 3BD/3BA, Sun Jason Streatfeild Team 805-969-1122 Tambini 805-448-4285
Sat 1-3 Sun 1-3, $895,000, Sotheby’s, 12-3, $1,850,000, Sotheby’s, Jason
Stephanie Wilson 805-895-3270 Ed Siemens, 805-455-1165 927 West Valerio Street, 2BD/2BA, 137 3rd Street, 3BD/2.5BA, Sun 1-3,
Kaleugher 805-689-2157 Sat 1-4 Sun 1-4, $769,000, Berkshire $859,000, Sotheby’s, Linda Williams
2631 Freesia Drive, 3BD/2.5BA, Sun Hathaway, Hristo Hristov 805-284-8471 805-680-7541
28 West Calle Crespis, 2BD/2.5BA, 1-3, $2,050,000, Sotheby’s, Dick Mires Jarrod Shively 805-714-5114
Sun 2-4, $935,000, Coldwell Banker, 805-689-7771 470 Bluebird Glen Road, 4BD/3BA,
Arielle Assur 805-906-0194 1268 Veronica Springs Road, Sun 1-4, $1,649,000, Berkshire
6BD/4BA, Sun 11-2, $1,295,000, Keller Hathaway, Deanna Harwood 805-325-
310 Stevens Road, 4BD/2BA, Upper East Santa Barbara

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Williams Realty, Justin Etherton 805-617- 1452
Sun 12-4, $950,000, Keller Williams, 2030 State Street #4, 2BD/2BA, Sun 0774
Ruth Ann Bowe Real Estate Team 805-698- 2-4, $639,500, Coldwell Banker, Jessie 2905 Via La Selva, 5BD/4.5BA,
0351 Sessions 805-709-0904 1123 Manitou Road, 4BD/3BA, Sun 1-3, $2,995,000, Sotheby’s, Laura
Sun 2-4, $1,595,000, Sotheby’s, Alex Drammer 805-448-7500
30 West Calle Crespis, 2BD/2.5BA, 1125 Waldron Avenue, 4BD/1BA, Rouffaer 805-451-0023
Sun 2-4, $965,000, Coldwell Banker, Sun 1-4, $995,000, Sotheby’s, Amie &
Arielle Assur 805-906-0194 Kara Strickland 805-570-7677 1106 Crestline Drive, 4BD/2.5BA, Sun Ventura County
1-4, $1,765,000, Coldwell Banker, Victor 135 Wormwood Street, 3BD/3BA, Sat
3703 Dixon Street, 3BD/3BA, Sun 1-3, 15 West Padre, 5BD/3BA, Sun 2-4, Plana 805-895-0591 1-3, $794,000, Revive Real Estate Group,
$1,099,000, Village Properties, Marcella $1,499,000, Coldwell Banker, Mark Mark R Tasch 818-264-9148
Simmons 805-680-9981 Schneidman 805-452-2428 Santa Ynez Valley 145 Wormwood Street, 3BD/3BA,
520 Vista Vallejo, 3BD/2BA, Sun 2025 Garden Street, 3BD/2BA, Sun 1021 West Lime Avenue, 4BD/3BA, Sat 1-3, $819,000, Revive Real Estate
1-3, $1,295,000, Berkshire Hathaway, 12-2, $1,750,000, Berkshire Hathaway, Sun 1-3:30, $352,000, Berkshire Group, Mark R Tasch 818-264-9148
Cheyenne Hawks 805-618-6400 Ken Switzer 805-680-4622 Hathaway, Bunny DeLorie 805-570-9181
1251 Via Cielito, Lot/Land, By Appt.,
3971 Foothill Road, 4BD/2.5BA, 2446 Garden Street, 3BD/4BA, Sun 394 Freear Drive, 4BD/2BA, Sun 1-3, $1,200,000, Berkshire Hathaway, Jason
Sat 1-4 Sun 1-4, $1,325,000, Village 1-3, $2,025,000, Coldwell Banker, Ingrid $399,000, Berkshire Hathaway, Todd Streatfeild Team 805-969-1122
Properties, Cara Gamberdella 805-680- Anderson Smith 805-689-2396 McChesney 805-291-7902
3826 1188 Buena Vista Street, 7BD/5BA,
2414 Santa Barbara Street, 1519 Kronborg Drive, 3BD/2BA, Sun Sun 1-4, $2,900,000, Berkshire
3531 Los Pinos Drive, 3BD/2BA, Sun 3BD/3BA, Sun 1-4, $2,295,000, 11-1, $729,000, Berkshire Hathaway, Hathaway, Ellyn Dembowski 805-320-
1-4, $1,395,000, Berkshire Hathaway, Berkshire Hathaway, SiBelle Israel 805- Chris McCool 805-680-3594 1206
Debbie Kort 805-368-4479 896-4218
1139 Cota Street, 4BD/2BA, Sun 12-3,
612 Calle Granada, 3BD/3BA, Sun $739,000, Berkshire Hathaway, David
2-4, $1,595,000, Village Properties, Westside Santa Barbara Macbeth 805-689-4178 Submit your open house listings to
Vickie Craig 805-708-2468 3578 Modoc Road Unit 9, 1BD/1BA,
1276 North Ontare Road, 3BD/3BA, By Appt., $579,000, Sotheby’s, Diane 2485 Park Street, 2BD/1.5BA, Sun gustavo@independent.com
2-4, $777,777, Sotheby’s, Lauren Stewart
Sun 1-5, $2,049,000, Berkshire Waterhouse 805-886-2988
805-618-600 Tuesday by 3pm to be included in
Hathaway, The Easter Team 805-570-
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