Author Archives: Neal Graffy XNGH

“Santa Barbara Then and Now” – Book Signings

My new book, “Santa Barbara Then and Now” can be purchased at Chaucer’s Books, Santa Barbara Arts, the Santa Barbara Historical Museum, the Santa Barbara Art Museum Bookstore and Tecolote Books. It will soon be available online at Book … Continue reading

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Just an Old Photo…

Just an Old Photo… By Neal Graffy XNGH November 1, 2009 It was just an old photograph of a Santa Barbara house and I probably could have left it at that. But for me, there’s a thousand words behind each … Continue reading

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Oliver Fountain

Oliver Fountain By Neal Graffy XNGH October 25, 2009 This week we return again to the intersection of Mountain Drive, Mission Canyon Road and technically, Los Olivos, to visit a large stack of sandstone boulders. These are usually observed as … Continue reading

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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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