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HEALTH SERVICES

MASSAGE THERAPIST Professional, nonsexual massage in your home $75/hr or $95 for 1 1/2hr. Please call Terri (805) 451-6631

CHILDREN SERVICES

College Sophomore seeking summer Nanny position for active family. FT/PT. 6 yrs exp; excellent references; clean driving record; life guard exp; Loves children of all ages! call Willa 252-6283

TRAVEL SERVICES

ACADEMY TRAVEL

Everyone invited! Santa Barbara-El Capitan Resort Beach Bash! Aug 4-5 Princess Cruises-Alaska Sept 2, bus included Collette Vacations – Italy Oct. 23rd. Call Dianne (805) 781-2630 for free newsletter.

Costa Rica – Golf-Surfing-Adventure- Private Transport, Private Air Charters We know the Luxury Boutique Hotels! Book Now for Winter Season. CostaRica-Go.com – 805.683.3402

ENTERTAINMENT

New Orleans Jazz will make your party Happy and Memorable. Dixieland, Blues, Swing Performed by JAZZ PLUS. 969-3966

TUTORING/CLASSES

I am Laura, I am Italian and I would like to Teach you my beautiful language. I am a teacher, I taught at Berlitz. Call 805-565-3720

Professional pianist does in-home teaching B.A. M.A. in Piano Performance all levels-strict but positive! 962 6401

PET SERVICES

PATT’S PET PAMPERING

Pet sitting/dog walking. Reliable, knowledgeable, loving care in your home. 15yrs resident, excellent references. Please call 682-2674

Pet/Home Care—Feed and exercise 2 pets daily. $12.50/day, includes plants and mail. 565-3409

TELEPHONE SERVICES

50% LESS THAN VERIZON

Phone/fax/modem/cable/all wiring. Certified network specialist. Same day service. 7 days/wk. 805-564-2575

PERSONAL/SPECIAL SERVICES

PHOTO RESTORATIONS- Karen Gaines. Professional retoucher. Call for appt. & free est. Old & new photos repaired, restored & preserved. B/W, color & oil tinting. 569-2269

Personal assistant/Personal trainer. Great references, years of experience, flexible hours. Call Natalie 895-7296

INFORMATION RESEARCHER

Thorough, organized and adaptable~ Specializing in the Internet and Customer Service. Art, Bargain Hunting, Employment, Gardens, Health, History, Images, Location, Travel, Weather... You have questions? I'll do the research! L. Murray Jamison 898 - 3935 LMurrayJ@Hotmail.com

SPECIAL PROJECTS OF A DISCREET NATURE Investigations, surveillance, quiet inquiries, etc. Nation wide. Toll Free (866)357-3030 or subrosaagency.com

MONTECITO TASK FORCE

“Consider it done!”

Personal Assistant / Concierge Services

Do you need help with projects or errands? Need a driver? Help with your computer? Home office work piling up? We can assist you with any task, and have served the Montecito area since 2001. Excellent refs. (805) 570-1477

Professional CAREGIVER w/graduate degree, nursing skills, knowledge of medical terminology for Dr’s visits, creative cook, companion, baths & personal care; English speaking only. 20yrs exp. Looking for in-home position on weekends. (805) 284-8320

Night Watch Care for seniors & post-op patients. Short-term, non-medical help w/food, pets, personal. Refs. 565-3409

HOME DÉCOR

We create beautiful custom murals, "trompe l'oeil" and faux to bring that special feeling to your home (or business). 10 years of European experience. Call Nest Design at (805)284-3419. www.nestdzyn.com

POSITION WANTED

ESTATE MGR. COUPLE seeking caretaker position in S. Cal. Reliable with refs. Call Anne & Richard (707) 935-3182

CARETAKER. Semi-retired. Conscientious, dependable. Highly organized. Knowledgeable gardener. Excellent references. Ron Ohlmeyer (805) 653-6813

Professional driver/executive assistant seeking high-end clientele. Experience and seasoned professional. Looking to relocate to Santa Barbara area for full time position. Reference available upon request. 562-618-3780 email harr@earthlink.net

Dutch Personal Assistant/Nanny in search of employment in SB/Montecito. Experienced, caring, multitalented mature woman. Speaks 4 languages, has own car, great references. Please call: 1-862-324-0006.

Experienced male caregiver. Good references. Adult CPR, English speaking, not bilingual. Run errands, cook, housekeeping, live in/out. Call (805) 636-2920

POSITION AVAILABLE

Open House! 965 Maulhardt Dr., Oxnard, CA 93030. Mon-Fri 8am – 5pm or appt. Exp’d drivers needed for local P&D/Dedicated road runs. Central Transport/JWA have these positions: VENTURA. Dedicated Routes/Schedules/Excellent income. Home daily/No Weekends! Local $17/hr starting- $21.50 top Pay! Road-$950/wk starting! Vacation/Holiday Pay! Health/401K! 12 mos exp. CDL-A w/Hazmat & Doubles. 800-331-1176 email: jwacorp@yahoo.com

HOUSEHOLD EMPLOYEE

Montecito location; 5 days/wk; 9 hrs/day; requires creative cooking; must be dog and cat lover; must be a “can do” person; must read and learn well; light cleaning; communications skills; command of English language; organizational skills; salary depends on qualifications; benefits. Fax resume w/ refs to 805/969-2479.

Pianist/Organist/Choir Director- part-time position at Faith Lutheran Church in Carpinteria. Phone Ted Baum 684-8714

HOUSEKEEPING/CLEANING

HUGH’S WINDOW CLEANING

Commercial/Residential. Insured. 705-5601

House cleaning experts-Local references. Environmental friendly. Hard working. Please call 563-5084 or 886-8603

Commercial & Residential cleaning. 10yrs experience. Good refs. Reasonable rates. Week-ends. Honest & responsible service. 684-6924

ESTATE/MOVING SALE SERVICES

ESTATE & MOVING SALE SERVICES: I will handle your estate moving sale for you; efficient, experienced, knowledgeable. Call for details—Elizabeth Langtree 688-0638

REAL ESTATE SERVICES

Find your home to buy sbre.com then contact Kevin Young RE/MAX kyoung@sbre.com 564-3400 (805) 24 yrs experience, ABR, CRS, ePRO

Green Trees? Rivers? Mountain Lakes? Beach? Can't Decide? FLORENCE OREGON HAS IT ALL. DON OLSON Coldwell Banker Coast R.E. 800-999-5343 541-997-7777 www.cbcoast.com www.cbcoast.com OR don@developower.com

SHORT/LONG TERM RENTAL

TUSCANY—Vacation in the heart of Italy’s famous Chianti wine region. Beautiful villa located outside of Florence. Fantastic views, landscape pool. The perfect getaway for friends or family. Accommodates 2-12+ Call 569-0994 or visit www.tuscanyhorizons.com

•COASTAL HIDEAWAYS•-Furnished Vacation Rentals. Short or Long Term. (805) 569-6571 email coastalhideaways@aol.com www.coastalhideaways.com

MIRAMAR BEACH-Furnished 2-story, 2bd, 2 ba on sand. Weekly or long term. Last week in July available and all of August. www.mira-mer.com or (805) 969-4834

Upper Village July Rental

Wonderful 4 Bedroom, 3 1/2 Bath Home Quiet Cul-de-Sac. Above East Valley, Easy Walk to Everything! Huge, In Ground Spa Tub. $8,500/mo. All utilities incl. Sandy, Agent 689-1602

VACATION RENTAL IN FLORENCE

Furn. large 2bd (sleep 6)+1ba (shwr&tub), big kitch w/ laundry. Wdn flr/high ceilings. 2nd floor (no elevator) in a 3 story building by San Lorenzo Market, 5 min. walk from the Duomo. Avail. July/Aug $600/wk, taxes & utils incl. $800 security/damage deposit due on arrival w/cash/travelers checks + $100 cleaning fee. Monthly rentals upon request. e mail: info@vitaitalianaschool.com or ph.: 39 055 640593

Best of Summer –CARPINTERIA Weekly rental, spacious 2bd/1.5ba, creekside condo, pool, spa, W/D & pkg. 3 block walk to beach, bluffs. $1,300/wk or $2,200/2 wks + dep. (805) 695-0107

EL ESCORIAL Furnished condo. 2bd/2ba, luxurious. Move-in now, includes linens, dishes, TV, etc. N/P, pool, tennis, gym, hot spa, beach. $2,295./mo. Contact (818) 951-0455 or (818) 424-9742.

REAL ESTATE FOR SALE

OVERSEAS

HOUSES & PALACES for sale in Central Italy. Montecito resident has a small portfolio of historic properties currently available. Tel (011) 39 33 8855 4653 or email marnacchia@aol.com

DO YOU WANT OUT?

I WANT TO BUY or lease/option fixer houses & small rentals wholesale. Jericho/John (805) 455-1420

“Houston TX apartment portfolio: $15,500,000, 5 complexes, 11.95% annual cash return (713) 524-2292 David Bryan, Allen Brothers Realtors”

DOWNSIZING? Upper East listing: Mediterranean, single story, 2000+SF, 3/2, formal dining, fireplaces, very private garden. $1,495,000. Bruce Arden, Coldwell Banker 805/563-7253

BEAUTIFUL PROPERTIES FOR SALE FRANCE, ITALY, SPAIN, BULGARIA Guaranteed rental income! email geraldine.gusto@imoinvest.com or 805 637 6675

GARDEN/LANDSCAPING/TREE SERVICES

Landscape maintenance. Experienced. English speaking. Complete service. Call Jim 688-0638

Estate British Gardener Horticulturist

Comprehensive knowledge of Californian, Mediterranean, & traditional English plants. All gardening duties personally undertaken including water gardens and koi keeping. Call Nicholas at 805-963-7896

HANDYMAN/CONSTRUCTION SERVICES

964-8032 Ace Enterprises All Services Fix it move it paint it plumb it put it together put it up rig it tear it down clear it out clean it up remove it: house home office lawn & garden. Free estimates emergency services

JUST DO IT! Free remodeling advice & low estimates. 42yrs experience. Kitchens, decks, windows, doors, paint, all carpentry. Many local references. Mike 252-0900

Asphalt Driveway Doctor- Seal coating, Hot Asphalt patching & Trenches. Excellent local refs. Call Roger at (805) 708-3485

MISC./COLLECTIBLES

MINIATURE ART MUSEUM.

Over 2000 of the finest miniatures. A collection of 42 years; housed in a magnificent miniature building, 8 1/2 feet long. Video available. Elizabeth 805-688-0638.

Unique Custom Stainless Steel Bird/Monkey Cages/Aviary,

Huge 9 X 6 X 4 Ft, removable top/walk in door $4,950 Paid $20,000, Coated Stainless Steel Bird Cages $800, Paid $2,500 & $950 Paid $3,000, 9 X 12 Aviary $800 Paid $3,000, Antique Cage $150, 6.5 X4.5 X 3 ft cage $1,950 Paid $5,000, All Good Condition 969-5222

Horse Shelters/Pipe Corrals

24 ft pipe corral $95 cost $180, gate $130 cost $262, 2 Shelter Side Panels (hand welded steel & wood) $500, Materials cost $1,200, 969-5222

“Stressless” Chair, ottoman, swivel tray. Cream leather from Neuvie. Like new, cost $1,200, buy for $600. Ted at 684-8714

PIANO: Digital, wood cabinet, authentic sound. $900. Call 967-0944

Pottery Barn Twin Trundle Bed

Like new, white Thomas Daybed w/cottage style bedboard slat paneling. Side panels flanked by square posts w/wooden balls finials. Retails for $1450 w/o mattr. Will sell daybed with twin mattresses for $750. 452-8083

ART FOR SALE

CONTEMPORARY ART ON VIEW

NeoImages features 8537 artworks by 1,086 artists. Visit www.NeoImages.net. Gallery exhibit “Girls of Summer”. By appointment. (805) 965-0699

HOST FAMILIES WANTED

Seeking families to host 12-15 Japanese girls ages 15 & 16 from Yakumo High School Homestay Summer Program 2006. They will arrive Monday, July 17th and depart Sunday, July 30th. The girls will attend school from July 18th through July 28th, from 9am to 4pm at Cold Spring School. The host families will be responsible for transportation to and from school, breakfast & dinner during the school days and on the weekend provide meals, fun & educational events. The Yakumo Academy will reimburse the host families $350 per student. If you would like to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity, please call Kathy Kiefer at 969-4086