Author Archives: Neal Graffy XNGH

Mission Creek Bridge

Mission Creek Bridge By Neal Graffy XNGH October 18, 2009 This Thursday, October 22, marks the 118th anniversary of the Mission Creek Bridge. In the years prior to the initial anniversary date, a stone aqueduct, part of the Mission waterworks, … Continue reading

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Santa Barbara‚Äôs Forgotten Cemeteries

by Neal Graffy XNGH Halloween brings us the images of ghosts, goblins, and of course cemeteries, where the ghosts and goblins live. While many homes, in decorating for the Trick or Treaters, line the lawn and walkways with tombstones, you’d … Continue reading

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The Great Storm of 1914

by Neal Graffy XNGH At the first hint of precipitation, today’s media quickly update their “Stormwatch” icons and focus their cameras and microphones on the first trickle of water down the gutter. Each drop of rain is bisected and dissected … Continue reading

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