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HEALTH SERVICES

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

THE DEEP TISSUE QUEEN An expert in deep tissue, 15 years experience, I work with chronic pain, stress and injuries. 1st time client $50 hr. Gift certificates available. In/Outcall. Laurie Proia LMT 563-2730

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

Gourmet chef/Companion/Personal assistant. Enjoy home cooking by a gourmet chef in the comfort of your own home. Specializing in Italian, Ethiopian and Middle Eastern cuisines. Will shop, cook and clean up the kitchen. Also will be your companion, drive to appointments and do any errand you wish with love and care. 805 452-3377

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

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

SPECIAL REQUEST

WANTED Driver/commuter for a daily Montecito pick-up of a Dos Pueblo student, Mon-Fri at 6:20 starting late August/early September. Will negotiate gas & pay. Please call: cell 451-4957, home 969-1983.

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

LETTER WRITER

Need a POW! letter written....either personal or professional? My specialty is writing powerful letters...that create results. Call Leslie at 963-8484

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

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

Professional Wife/Personal Assistant

I will handle the things that need to be done to keep you moving forward. I’m happy, responsible, personable & efficient. Mastery is in the details. $25/hr. Leslie 963-8484

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) 896-5957

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.

Spiritually Focused Sophisticated Lady Culinary artist, great housekeeper, experienced caregiver for many years. Movement Therapist, Personal Assistant,

Chauffer, and Property Caretaker

Available now. Call (805)681-0444

As your professional personal assistant to you and your estate, I will make your life as easy as possible. I will help keep your daily life, estate and future events organized and managed. Full-time. Call: 689.5746

Responsible couple available as caretakers for your home/property. Good with pets. References. 637-3075

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

MONTECITO REP

A Fashion Advantage Enter the intriguing world of fashion. Represent a N.Y.C./European Women’s Designer Sportswear Collection. Luxurious Fabrics, Superb Tailoring. All sold in the comfort of the home. Offering significant income, flexibility and personal growth. Trend Collection Ltd. 1-800-658-7015

HELP WANTED

Seeking freelance Production Artist. Must work on Mac Platform and be fluent in QuarkXpress 5.0 and photoshop 7.0. Implement designs of Art Director on various projects from time to time. You will be tested. Start immediately. $20 per hour. Please DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS AD if your primary design program is INDESIGN. kdjmedia@cox.net

HOUSEKEEPING/CLEANING

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

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

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 www.coastalhideaways.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

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.vitaitalianaschool.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

Hawaiian Oceanfront House $899,000 - Oahu Search the Oahu MLS: www.HawaiianBeachfronts.com Orion Barels (808) 228-7195 SUNSET HOMES LLC

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.

FIESTA SPECIALS

GYPSY BELLE'S Art & Vintage Boutique invites you for refreshments, & 20 - 50% Off Vintage Fiesta-wear & Sundresses ~ Friday, July 28th, 5 - 7:30 pm. Gypsy Belle's features Vintage Couture from the 20's - 80's as well as lots of lovely things you'd find in your grandma (or great grandma's) attic! Handmade & eclectic gifts and art too. Located at 3425 State St., in San Roque Plaza between Shoetown and Farmer Boy Restaurant * (805) 898-9525 * www.gypsybelles.com

MISC./COLLECTIBLES

Beautiful one of a kind glass top table. Iron base from Guadalajara. Glass top is ¾” bevel, size 28” x72”. Table may be used for dining, writing desk or entry piece. $1,500. Call (805) 965-3878 or 708-9382

Wholesale Fine Luxury Bedding Duvet covers, bed skirts, shams, 100% pure Hungarian goose eco-down comforters & pillows, featherbeds, etc. LIQUIDATION SALE!! By Appointment in Summerland. Christina Marlowe 805-451-2519

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.

Ebay sales specialists. Have valuable item to sell? We can get you top $$$. We also sell on Craigs List. Ken 705-1332

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