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Posted on May 26 at 5:27 p.m.

What use was made of Fort Ord, a former US Army post after closing in 1994? For that matter, I might ask as to the use of any former US military post?

On Solution to Homelessness Lies at Hand

Posted on May 16 at 8:10 a.m.

Lindquist? Lindquist? Was the deceased descended from our Dr. Rudolph Lindquist, superintendent of the Santa Barbara school system long ago?

God rest him!

On Obituary for Ashok Lindberg

Posted on May 15 at 8:44 a.m.

After the fall, a new career as head of a consulting firm?

On Lawsuit Forces Fire Chief into Early Retirement

Posted on May 14 at 12:22 p.m.

As the world turns! Before going to bed last night, I took a trip into yesterday and listened to Gershwin's immortal "Porgy and Bess," with the splendid voices of Leontyne Price and William Warfield. I had forgotten what beautiful voices both had.

On SB Symphony Finale: Porgy and Bess

Posted on May 8 at 7:33 p.m.

I guess some topics are best left to law enforcement!

On Bernie MacElhenny Dies

Posted on May 8 at 8:28 a.m.

There are certainly some things that cause the eyes to mist. It's the pleasant memories, you see. I did not know the deceased. But I have fond memories of Eric Bruckner, whom I remember from my Santa Barbara High school years. I was not aware of Eric's transition.

So may I express my condolences to both families and friends. I'm so sorry!

On Bernie MacElhenny Dies

Posted on May 6 at 4:24 p.m.

Apparently, the undocumented immigrant contributes more to the economy than we think. Take a look at the data in this link:

And pay close attention to what is said about the undocumented in a fresh report dated 2015 once they become legal: more tax money from this class!

Adelante, muchachos!

On Farmworkers and Activists Gather at ICE Facility on May Day

Posted on May 5 at 4:57 p.m.

RC88, I did a little historical sleuthing on Wiki as to the beginning of Cinco de Mayo and what it's all about, and here's what Wiki revealed:

The culprit was France, not Spain.

On Farmworkers and Activists Gather at ICE Facility on May Day

Posted on May 3 at 8:53 a.m.

Hot Pastrami or Corned Beef on Rye. Yummy! My favorite. And as my mouth waters, two places from the past come to mind. The Westwood Village Delicatessen, or the VD, as we used to call it, in West Los Angeles. And Cantor's on Fairfax Avenue (Cantor's daughter, Marjorie, had just died and at an early age, if I remember rightly). I frequented both for my favorite tastebud delight: Hot Pastrami and/or Corned Beef on Rye.

Heck, often I asked for Swiss cheese to be added.

On Israeli Caterer Brings Feel-Good Food to Jewish Fest

Posted on April 30 at 7:26 a.m.

Quite a refreshing read. It opened my eyes to other cultural contributions to the world of music that go beyond Xavier Cugat, Perez Prado, or Desi Arnaz. However, one other name that deserved mention here is that of Yuri Buenaventura, Colombian salsa singer. My favorite by Buenaventura is "El Guerrero."


On Santa Barbara’s Latino Music Scene

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