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
We all know famous addresses, the White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave and Sherlock Homes, 221b Baker St, but for the La Jolla beach-goers crowd, 4811 … [Read More...] about La Jolla’s WindanSea Wall – Social Status
During the roaring twenties, Tijuana became non-stop action. Americans flooded the tiny border town during probation to gamble and drink. By the 50s … [Read More...] about Tijuana – The Long Bar – Heaven For the Underaged
Back in the early 1960s, everyone in California knew there was something different about the La Jolla's WindanSea crowd and surfers like Curren, Mike … [Read More...] about La Jolla’s WindanSea – Surfers, Flexy Flyer, Nazis Riding Storm Drains
Here is how the story goes. Huge Mac Meda Convention at WindanSea. Cops like always were waiting out … [Read More...] about Cop Rolls Car Busting La Jolla, WindanSea Convention
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
Marine St and SeaLane
In La Jolla, there are a number of beaches one could go to. First was the fine and dirty sand of the … [Read More...] about La Jolla Beaches – Sea Lane and 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