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
They say drinking alone is a sign of alcoholism, so if you are a Meda drinker, what do you do when you want to go on a roll and no one is … [Read More...] about La Jolla Police Catch Skeleton Thief and Eber Loses Drinking Buddy
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 2000 Jack thought it was be pretty cool to let Mars know of Mac Meda. So, not knowing all the details of how he or others did it, Mac Meda … [Read More...] about Mac Meda Goes to Mars The Second Time
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
From "Remembering Butch: The Butch Van Artsdalen Story" by Douglas Cavanaugh: GREG NOLL-- "It … [Read More...] about WindanSea Welcome – Butch Van Artsdalen
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
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