Tag Archives: Santa Barbara

“Lawn, it’s the new fur”, Southern California’s water wars

If you receive this post via your email and want to watch these two videos about water, separated by 69 years, click on the post title, “Lawn, it’s the new fur*” Sons of the Pioneers, 1947 Tuneyards, 2016 *Fur phrase … Continue reading

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Fun in the Funk Zone

“Funk”: 1) a strong, offensive smell, probably derived from the French word funquer—to give off 2) music that combines elements of rhythm and blues and soul music and that is characterized by a percussive vocal style, static harmonies, and a strong … Continue reading

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Old Mission Santa Barbara

The legend of St. Barbara, namesake of the city of Santa Barbara, sounds like a Game of Thrones’ episode. Saint Barbara was born in the Third Century to a rich pagan who locked her in a tower to keep her … Continue reading

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Viva la Fiesta!: Susan Feniger’s Angry Eggs

If you receive this blog via email, click on the post title, Viva La Fiesta, to watch the video and see the header picture. Every August, the city of Santa Barbara celebrates its Spanish, Mexican, and Native American heritage with … Continue reading

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All the comforts: Mango habanero burger

If you receive this blog through your email, click on the post title, “All the comforts”. You’ll go to the blog website where you can view the header picture and watch the video. I seem to be stuck on the … Continue reading

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