Articles by Debra Eskinazi

About Debra Eskinazi
Debra Eskinazi is the editor of South Valley magazine.

From mundane to magnificent

Few people can claim to be as “at one with nature” as Julianne Skai Arbor, better known as Tree Girl. An arborist and conservation educator, Arbor details her relationship with [...]

Making it in America

Nearly every American has one—a story of coming to America, a story of survival, a story of defeating the odds—a story of achieving the American Dream. If not their own, [...]

Time for tinsel

The season of giving is upon us and that’s not complete without smells of pumpkin spice and pine. The time-honored tradition of taking loved ones by the hand and meandering [...]

The Secrets of Katherine Filice

If you asked Katherine Filice a year ago whether she thought she’d be taking her art to London in her first-ever art show, she’d have said no. Before then she [...]

Sunsets and starry nights

Welcome home to Aromas—a nice place to live! Escape the heat, but enjoy the sun in this beautiful country home on 2.3 wooded acres. Enjoy the sunsets and the quiet, [...]

Who are the Lutherans?

What do Lutherans believe about sin? What does bread and wine symbolize to Lutherans? Who was Martin Luther anyway? Beginning with Protestant reformers in 16th-century Europe, this year marks the [...]

Forty acts for 40 years

California has long been an agricultural haven for ranchers, growers and producers. With a moderate year-round climate and an output of more than 400 agricultural commodities, California provides more than [...]

Blazing trails

With just as many teenage girls as boys being top consumers of technology, it’s a wonder more young women are not pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)-based [...]

Stars of the show

When a group of past performers discover their beloved, but crumbling, Broadway theater is scheduled for demolition, they gather for one last hurrah in their old haunt. Based on the [...]

Ethereal plains

After leaving her home in the Midwest six years ago, Elissa Nesheim was homesick. She’d grown fond of the countryside of South Dakota where she called home for more than [...]
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