The Bottom Scratchers Skin Diving Club is the most famous and most documented La Jolla dive club, but there have been others less recognized, but still … [Read More...] about La Jolla Skin Diving Clubs – Manta-Ray, Jr. Maos, Bottom Scratchers
Welcome to Mac Meda Destruction Co.
Back in the late 1950s and early 1960s, every one knew there was something different about a particular La Jolla’s beach crowd. La Jolla was a sleepy little beach community at the time. Mac Meda was born in La Jolla by a couple of hard drinking and party guys, since that time the term became a way of life. Enjoy the stories that will live forever in the 50s, 60s, and 70s.
Up until 1970, San Diego had a thriving fishing industry; it was San Diego’s third-largest industry, behind the Navy and aerospace. It employed some 40,000 San Diegans in … [Read More...] about OCEAN FRESH SEAFOOD CAFE and MARKET – TOMMY DOYLE – LA JOLLA/BIRD ROCK
Back to the Story of Ocean Fresh CONSTRUCTION OF THE NEW EATERY AND FISH MARKET Ocean Fresh had a schedule for between three to four months, first starting with the … [Read More...] about Ocean Fresh Photo Gallery – Construction, Reviews and Grand Opening
MAC MEDA STORIES
Way back when, the Black Family moved to La Jolla and bought a bunch of acres on Torrey Pines cliffs alongside a canyon that lead to the beach. A … [Read More...] about La Jolla’s Blacks Beach Key – Surfers, Gays, UCSD & Scripps
Conventions were a must for Mac Meda. In reality it was just a place to go, and either raise some hell, like the Mexico Convention or just kick back, … [Read More...] about Cuyamaca State Park Convention – In The Trees
. The stories of the La Jolla Girard Street house are infamous, the true life “Animal House,” that put together true life outrageous … [Read More...] about La Jolla Girard Street House – Meda Clubhouse
From "Remembering Butch: The Butch Van Artsdalen Story" by Douglas Cavanaugh: GREG NOLL-- "It … [Read More...] about WindanSea Welcome – Butch Van Artsdalen
I never will forget it, it was one of those cloudless, perfect La Jolla July summer days and all I … [Read More...] about Plane Crashes at WindanSea, La Jolla Killing Actor Phillip G. Bent and Folksinger Peter Sachse
Marine St and SeaLane
WindanSea’s claim to fame was its surf. Sea Lane and Marine Street's claim to fame is its wicked … [Read More...] about Body Whomping – WindanSea, Sea Lane, Marine St
If there was ever a man that could defied the massive consumption of alcohol and chemicals it was … [Read More...] about Little John Syvada – Conrad, Sea Lane and Tequila Sunrise