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
I was sent a w, and even if it is a bit before Mac Media, it is a classic of what La Jolla was in the late 1940s and set the foundation for the … [Read More...] about End of an Era in La Jolla – The Way We Were, by Tommy Carroll
Artist and Red Mountain Inn owner, Dave Osborn relaxes surrounded by cases of Brown Derby beer. Now I bet he wishes he kept some of the cans and/or … [Read More...] about Brown Derby Cheap Beer and WindanSea Sunset
In 1880, a group of San Diegans organized an agricultural Fair to bring county farmers together to share ideas, see who had the best citrus fruit, who … [Read More...] about Del Mar Fairgrounds – The Beer Gardens
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
We all know famous addresses, the White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave and Sherlock Homes, 221b Baker … [Read More...] about La Jolla’s WindanSea Wall – Social Status
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