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
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.
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
THE INFAMOUS DECAL It was one of those warm La Jolla days when Jack MacPherson, Jerry Shine (home on leave from Vietnam), and a few others were sitting in a bar (probably the … [Read More...] about Charlie Don’t Surf, But La Jolla’s Jerry Shine Did – Mac Meda’s Decal Artist
MAC MEDA STORIES
Here is how the story goes. Huge Mac Meda Convention at WindanSea. Cops like always were waiting out of sight, usually lined up like a fright train … [Read More...] about Cop Rolls Car Busting La Jolla, WindanSea Convention
A former high school basketball coach, Chuck Hasley was known for his organizational skills, sense of humor and for having what his son, Chris, called … [Read More...] about Chuck Hasley – WindanSea Surf Club – La Jolla
La Jolla was divided into several territories. You had the Shores, downtown La Jolla, Soladad, but none stand out better than Bird Rock. In the old … [Read More...] about La Jolla, Bird Rock Sign – Sea Gulls and Pelicans Symbol
This is from Doug from Butch Van Artsdalen Facebook; stories from "Remembering Butch: The Butch Van … [Read More...] about La Jolla’s Psychiatric Hospital Of The Beach – WindanSea Stories
Brian Munoz probably summarized it best; after getting a few "to-go orders" for a beer run, he went … [Read More...] about Police Raid WindanSea, La Jolla – Mac Meda July, 1968, Convention
Marine St and SeaLane
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
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