SB County Museum: Dome Talks Speaker Series

July 16 is the final speaker in the series, Larry Burns, local author of Secret Inland Empire: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure. Drawing inspiration and ideas from the heady mixture of sights, sounds, peoples, and places of the Inland Empire, Burns answers compelling questions, “How did the first McDonald’s perfect the taste that took over the globe?”, “Where can you go to receive the first messages from Mars and probe photographs sent to NASA?”, “How did an hourly employee from the Inland Empire invent Flaming Hot Cheetos?” and other stories that reveal the wacky history of our beloved region.

tree in planter in desert

Where is the Inland Empire?

I recently completed a book about the rich cultural landscape of the Inland Empire. That…

An Interview with a Tree Fairy

An old Gen-X and a young Boomer caring for the girls that will grow to save the world we have made for them.  And when we made Andulka Park, we had little more than dirt and space.  The City of Trees was devoid of shade.  The city planted them but the tree fairy made sure they grew tall and strong.

Last Week to View “52 Project” Part I

Our four day run was extended through this Sunday! Please enjoy and support the museum…

Look Down! You are Standing on Someone’s Shoulders

I’m in heavy training mode these last two weeks thanks to my full time faculty…