“As a fifth-generation Californian and Santa Barbara native, I have great pride in our wonderful city,” stated this year’s Presidente Josiah Jenkins in his proclamacion. Part of Old Spanish Days since 1976 when he was a volunteer, Jenkins has had his helping hand in many Fiesta pots, including serving as secretary-treasurer of the Stock Horse Show and being a member of the board since 1991. After 22 years in the Fiesta inner circle, Jenkins still has a profound fondness for the festival, saying he has “gained a great appreciation for how our community comes together every year to create this special event and carry on our many traditions.”
El Presidente 2013
Josiah Jenkins Heads Up Fiesta
Thursday, August 1, 2013
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