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The Value of Trees

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Artist and Tree Activist Gillian Ware on preserving and respecting the arboreal world

"The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way." - William Blake  Two hundred years later, Blake's words ring truer than ever. In Santa Monica, city officials are moving forward with a plan to remove 54 mature fig trees as part of a new urban design project. Artist Gillian Ware, who divides her time between the UK and Los......read more

Santal 26 Candle by Le Labo

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Step up your crib's olfactory ambiance $60.00

Once you bless your space with a well chosen scent, it's hard to understand how you ever deprived yourself of the luxury. The right fragrance can turn a dingy basement apartment into an idyllic paradise. Le Labo, NYC's craft scent meisters, have your olfactory ambiance needs covered with the the Santal 26, a soy wax candle housed in a vintage tin can. The aroma is described by the makers as......read more

Beeswax Candle by Butterbean Studios

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Handcrafted, pure beeswax candle from a farm in Santa Barbara County $7.00

Butterbean Studios is the creative project of artist and farmer Erin Pata, who runs a beekeeping, bean farming, and grassfed beef operation with her family in Santa Barbara County, California. Not only do Erin's bees work tirelessly to produce honey and pollinate crops, they also create plenty of leftover raw beeswax for her to use for projects. One such product is this candle made from pure......read more

White Ghost Shivers, "Santa's Sack"

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Mr. Claus has a special toy just for you.

If you're not listening closely, "Santa's Sack" by White Ghost Shivers sounds like another family-friendly Christmas song. Listen closer, and you realize the lyrics are slightly more, er, adult-oriented. Eric Power's mixed media animation brings the suggestive lyrical content to the forefront. Because Santa only comes once a year......read more

B.C. or Bust

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Patagonia ambassadors take a road trip from Santa Barbara to Tofino

Here's the ultimate photo series to get you lusting after your next road adventure. With some help from Patagonia, surf comrades Trevor Gordon, Foster Huntington, and Jeremy Koreski packed up Huntington's 1987 4WD Vanagon in search of waves along the west coast, from Gordon's hometown of Santa Barbara, California to Koreski's hometown of Tofino, British Columbia. As with all the best road trips,......read more

Alter Eco: Arbor Skateboards

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Santa Monica skate company brings sustainability to the streets

A tuned-in skate shop owner in Santa Monica boils down the basic tenets of the SHFT philosophy - that we need to bring sustainability to culturally relevant places. And that today's youth will gravitate towards green living when it's presented to them in the context of what they do in their every day lives. We think he's right, and Arbor Skateboards nails it on both counts....read more

Temple Bags Holiday Collection

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We're loving the Holiday 2009 collection from Temple Bags, made from repurposed WWII fabrics. Are you listening, Santa?

Temple Bags hits all the right notes. The luggage, tote and accessories collection is handcrafted in Los Angeles from repurposed WWII military tents, bags and canvases found sifting through warehouses in the city. The "extremely limited edition" Holiday 2009 collection, launched earlier in December....read more

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