Twenty Questions With El Jefe


Novato California, photo by Gary Darer.

How is it being back in Ventura after seven years in San Francisco?
It’s cool, in a lot of ways it’s a love / hate thing. I mean, we have family here, and most of my real friends are also here, so it’s nice to kick it. Plus the weather and the beaches are a lot better down here. But, you know… it’s Ventura. Before we moved, I had a dream I was stuck downtown after nine, and nothing was open. I was like, “Ahhhh!”