A Flexy Racer was essentially a Flexible Flyer with rubber wheels. No need for snow; all you needed was a nice steep street and a high tolerance for friction skin burns and … [Read More...] about Riding Flexi Racers in La Jolla – Via Capri and Hillside Drive
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.
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
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
MAC MEDA STORIES
Roger Johnson was another unique La Jolla beach character that lived on the edge and eventually fell off. His idol was W. C Field and Field's quote. … [Read More...] about Roger Johnson – La Jolla Cove, Turkey Gobbler, W.C Fields and Demons
[kml_flashembed publishmethod="static" fversion="8.0.0" movie="banners/nate.swf" width="470" height="300" targetclass="flashmovie"] … [Read More...] about Nate Parrish – La Jolla Volleyball Champ, Model, and First Streaker
When Kip Ives (known to his friends as Pinky) started hanging out in the Kearney Mesa Butcher Shop, he meant Joe “Smoothie” De Silva. Smoothie was a … [Read More...] about Seal Bombs – Was It The Start Of Destruction?
Recently I attended a memorial service for Harry Phillips, the former owner of Flowers by Adelaide … [Read More...] about Butch Van Artsdalen – Legendary Surfer – WindanSea Lot
NEW - WINDANSEA SHACK HISTORICAL TIMELINE WindanSea Beach encompasses a historic stretch of … [Read More...] about WindanSea Shack – La Jolla Historical Landmark
Marine St and SeaLane
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
During summer you would have hard a hard time beating the lifestyle of the popular strand of Sea … [Read More...] about Sea Lane, La Jolla – Horseshoes and Tourists