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Halloween: Bury Those Cringeworthy Old Standards for a Younger Generation of Costumes More Relevant to our Crazy Times

Usually, September and October are the months when we can look forward to walking around the neighborhood, admiring the front yards of Halloween-loving homeowners who go all out with decorations....

 

Chinese Wet Markets Sell Cats and Kittens to Labs, And Your Tax Dollars Subsidize It

Sorry folks. Turns out, your tax dollars are being used to torture kittens. The Veterans' Affairs Laboratory divisions in Louisville, Cleveland, and right here in Los Angeles are conducting cruel...

 
 By Sabine Ganezer    Arts    July 26, 2020

Even Under the Sea, Jobs are Hard to Come By During a Pandemic

Delilah Demilo is a frustrated songwriter, a college dropout, and a venemous blue-ringed octopus. In The Benthophonicks, my debut comic, she sets off on a journey to find herself as an artist, but...

 

Benthophonicks: Star-Crossed Lovers and Friends, I Still Can Recall

Delilah Demilo is a frustrated songwriter, a college dropout, and a venomous blue-ringed octopus. In The Benthophonicks, my debut comic, she sets off on a journey to find herself as an artist, but...

 

The Benthophonicks: A Cartoon Starring a Christmas Tree Worm and a Venomous Blue-ringed Octopus

Delilah Demilo is a frustrated songwriter, a college dropout, and a venomous blue-ringed octopus. In The Benthophonicks, my debut comic, she sets off on a journey to find herself as an artist, but...

 
 By Sabine Ganezer    Arts    May 12, 2020

What would happen if an Octopus took an Uber, and didn't like the Music on the Radio?

Delilah Demilo is a frustrated songwriter, a college dropout, and a venemous blue-ringed octopus. In The Benthophonicks, my debut comic, she sets off on a journey to find herself as an artist, but...

 
 By Sabine Ganezer    Arts    May 1, 2020

The Benthophonicks: A Cartoon Starring a Christmas Tree Worm and a Venomous Blue-ringed Octopus

Delilah Demilo is a frustrated songwriter, a college dropout, and a venomous blue-ringed octopus. In The Benthophonicks, my debut comic, she sets off on a journey to find herself as an artist, but...

 

Leafies and Weedies and Rubies, Oh My! – Glimpses Behind the Scenes at Birch Aquarium

Anyone who thinks the world has been combed over and all its mysteries have been figured out should take a plunge into the ocean. Even today, NOAA declares that over eighty percent of our ocean...

 

Birch Aquarium and Flagship Cruises Team Up for San Diego Whale Watching Adventure

If you're looking for a meaningful and different experience for a morning or afternoon this season, whale watching organized by the Birch Aquarium at Scripps and facilitated by Flagship Cruises and Ev...

 
 By Sabine Ganezer    Travel    July 20, 2018

Whale 🐳 watching in the Santa Barbara Channel Leads to Strange Encounters

Island Packers Cruises sends cutting-edge, environmentally-conscious vessels bearing experienced crew and curious guests to explore the unique wildlife of the Santa Barbara Channel, its islands and...

 

Something Tells Me It's All Happening At The San Diego Zoo

Watch a mother langur nurse her tiny baby while battling the half-fatal advances of her teenagers. See a dog lounging with her best friend who happens to be a cheetah. Soar above the treetops in a...

 
 By Sabine Ganezer    News    August 3, 2017

Sign the Wildlife Conservation Society's Demand for "Gorilla-safe" Phones From Manufacturers

We Americans are constantly "upgrading" our Smartphones and similar devices – the new software demands new hardware, the fashions change, the company carefully makes things fall into place so the...

 

Flamboyant Cuttlefish and the Eternal Mystery of the Pipefish at UCSD's Birch Aquarium

If you haven't seen a flamboyant cuttlefish before, picture this: a plushy purple almond of about three inches long, abutted at one end with a set of ten lacy wire appendages, one or two of which seem...

 

Enigmatic Illness Destroys Seastars ("Starfish") from the Gulf of Mexico to the Bering Sea

While the people of North America have been squabbling over truck routes and pipelines across the continent, there is a population that really could not care less. Their arms are falling off. And no...

 

Feed lettuce to a giraffe, watch Penguins, then walk on the beach, all in an afternoon.

In the scintillating Pacific Coast's cradle, where palm trees soar and cactus flowers bloom, the Santa Barbara Zoo rises boldly to smile at the oil tankers encroaching from the horizon. In this...

 
 By Sabine Ganezer    Arts    July 28, 2014

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Stoneware Yogurt Maker: Not For Novices

I consider myself something of a yogurt expert. Present to me any supermarket shelf laden with a rainbow of yogurt cups made by various companies, each one boasting unique subtleties of texture,...

 
 By Sabine Ganezer    Events   

"Last Call at the Oasis"

2/26: Like many in SamoHi's Marine Biology class, taught by Mr. Benjamin Kay; I attended the movie "Last Call at the Oasis" at the Aero Theater in Santa Monica. I learned that las Vegas has made some...

 

Ford Focus Titanium: Power and Convenience

Life’s never dull when you’re the daughter of a newspaper publisher. New and random curiosities make their way into your home all the time: one day there’s a novel from an up-and-coming author...

 

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