CLASSIFIEDS Vol 12 #14, July 6th, 2006

(You can place a classified ad by filling in the coupon at the bottom of this section and mailing it to us: Montecito Journal, P.O. Box 50015, Montecito, CA 93150. You can also FAX your ad to us at: (805) 969-6654,. We will figure out how much you owe and either call or FAX you back with the amount. You can also e-mail your ad: christine@montecitojournal.net and we will do the same as your FAX).

HEALTH SERVICES

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

VITALITY MASSAGE! Strong skillful hands will pressure you into deep relaxation. Professional service in the comfort of your home. 30 yrs exp in SB. All ages welcome. Call now Glen, CMT 680-6742

HANDS ON HEALING by massage specialist for the NFL & PGA tours. Professional ethics since 1989. Amy Hall (805) 339-6769

Private yoga retreat in an exclusive Montecito estate. Workshops available in Yoga, Meditation, Fitness, Qi Gong and Bodywork (including Couple's Massage) by skilled teachers and therapists. A unique experience in a serene and secluded Villa with beautiful gardens of succulents, orchids and roses. Rates and further details available upon request. Gregory Garza (805) 284-5551 ggemail@hotmail.com www.lesoliviers-specialevents.com

CULINARY SERVICES

BONJOUR, I am Juliette, a French personal Chef seeking possible in-home position; cuisine Bourgeoise & Gastronomique. I have additional experience as: in-home secretary, light caregiver, property manager & I can also teach French. Traveling abroad is not a problem. Mature & dependable, I am discreet, clean DMV record, I do not smoke. Excellent refs. (805) 278-0826 or www.thespiritofjuliette@earthlink.net

TRAVEL SERVICES

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

PIANO LESSONS in your home. Solid technique, improv & composition. Exp. teacher and prof. musician. Ref. av. r_scherp@yahoo.com

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

The Montecito Pet Nanny - Individual dog walks near my home at Miramar Beach, at your home or other fun places, car rides & other pet services. I keep my business small so I can spoil them rotten. I was raised on a small farm & am a former "people nurse. It's all for the love of animals. Lynda 969 6720

House & Pet sitting available. Great summer rates. Please call and schedule a reservation . Local resident 15yrs and references if requested. Info, please call (805) 252-8453 or email teespet_housesitter@yahoo.com

TELEPHONE SERVICES

50% LESS THAN VERIZON Phone/fax/modem/cable/all wiring. Certified network specialist. Same day service. 7 days/wk. 805-564-2575

COMPUTER SERVICES

FIX YOUR COMPUTER --General repairs, trouble shooting, upgrading, networking. tutoring. Solve your computer problems with professional quality service. PC. Call Don 681-8810 or cell 698-2823 e-mail: techrepairs@cox.net

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

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

FRENCH TRANSLATER Seize a foreigner’s thoughts spoken in French. Reply in English. I will interpret and translate. Feel this ease and freedom where almost no English is spoken as, for example, in the Dordogne - the breadbasket of Southwest France. Here search for truffles and pate de foie gras, - or learn of man’s artistic pre-history at the famous Lascaux Caves. Or find the thousand and one chateaux in this Camelot-corner of France. Or travel elsewhere in France. I am a former French to English translator at a large East Coast publishing house, - with one year of academic study at the Sorbonne in Paris. For more information please call 963-6227.

PERSONAL ASSISTANT- Punctual, well prepared, detailed oriented, excellent driving record. Originally from Maine. Fay (805) 448-6732

POSITION WANTED

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

CARETAKER. Semi-retired. Former executive assistant and corporate manager, extremely conscientious and dependable. Highly organized and creative. Knowledgeable gardener with overall caretaker attitude. Many qualities that will prove invaluable to the right party. Excellent References. Ron Ohlmeyer. (805) 653-6813

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

Mature female seeks live-in/out position. Ref. DMV rec. Call Fran @ 805-651-8189

Caregiver, Companion. I’ll assist you, driving, Dr. Appts, shopping, cooking, meds. 3 years exp. Great refs. DMV record avail. Call Natalia (805) 252-4873 F/T or P/T.

Experienced, college-educated, working professional couple seeks to manage an estate/home. Call 805-680-8227.

Looking for a personal assistant 20-25 hours a week? I’m an energetic, fun-loving, 50-year-old female, and long time Santa Barbara resident. I can cook, shop, run errands, organize, plan parties, pay your bills, use a computer, return phone calls, and make travel arrangements. I can even give you yoga lessons. I love art, children, classical music, to entertain, to travel, to write and the theater. I can speak Dutch and some French. If these are qualities that you are interested in for a personal assistant please call Sue @ 805-964-3108

POSITION AVAILABLE

The MONTECITO ASSOCIATION seeks a high-energy, self-starting Administrative Coordinator with excellent organizational & people skills. Requires strong computer, secretarial & light bookkeeping. Up to 24 hrs per week. Salary based on experience. E-mail resume to info@montecitoassociation.org or Fax to 969-4043. More info: 969-2026.

Top Montecito Salon, modern and upscale, has one hair station for rent, also needs eyebrow specialist and makeup artist. Dadiana, 1485 East Valley Road #10, ask for Diane 805 969 1414

HOUSEKEEPING/CLEANING

HUGH’S WINDOW CLEANING Commercial/Residential. Insured. 705-5601

Commercial & Residential cleaning. 10 yrs 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

HOUSE SITTING SERVICES

HOUSE SITTING Responsible writer working on book on writing/screenwriting and preparing move back to Santa Barbara seeks house sitting situation for low to no-cost transition and temporary writing space. Call 310-467-0845 and/or visit Patrick Horton, Ph.D. www.thestorycoach.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

MIRAMAR BEACH-Furnished 2-story, 2bd, 2 ba on sand. Weekly or long term. Some dates available in 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

MONTECITO RENTAL- July 23-30, 3 bed, 2.5 bath, mountain views, 1 acre, very nice, close to beach. $2,000/wk. Call 570-1360

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 www.vitaitaliana.com

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? New Upper East listing: Mediterranean, single story, 2000+SF, 3/2, formal dining, fireplaces, central air, very private garden. $1,295,000. Bruce Arden, Coldwell Banker 805/563-7253

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

Watanabe Landscape Care- 25 yrs horticulturist with the Los Angeles Country Club. (661) 414-2555 Russell

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

HANDYMAN- Plumbing & electrical repairs. Finish carpentry, painting, etc. Local references. Call Sergey (805) 259-7823 or 966-4188. Unlic.

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.

Antique Victorian chair. Excellent condition/upholstery. Circa 1890/1900’s. Price negotiable. 692-8545

Wanted to buy-Cameras, I buy cameras, preferably old like me. Call Ira (949) 348-1934.

ART FOR SALE

CONTEMPORARY ART NeoImages features 9438 artworks by 1,141 artists. Visit www.NeoImages.net. Art Consultant available (805) 965-0699

AUTOMOBILE FOR SALE

’98 VOLVO STATION WAGON V90, 1 owner, silver/grey. Well equipped, regularly serviced. Kelly retail $11,535. Asking $9,000 obo. 969-2394