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
In 1969, La Jolla was still a sleepy beach town and pretty much unknown to the country, let alone the world. There was a 5 & 10 store, Safeway … [Read More...] about Laughing Gas Kills Two in La Jolla
Long Bar with Butch Van Artsdalen and Friends To: Webmaster From: Bob Feigel bob(at)surfwriter.net Message: Hi - A brief note to say … [Read More...] about Long Bar – Butch Van Artsdalen
Coffee cans played a major role in a road trip to Tijuana, Mexico. When Folgers came out with their one gallon cans, it set a new trend in date night … [Read More...] about Date Night in Tijuana, Mexico – Long Bar, Peeing and Coffee Cans
Ed Selby (l) Bill Decker(m) and Roger Johnson (r, and very dead) kicking back on a typical La Jolla … [Read More...] about Windansea Wall – Ed Selby, Bill Decker, Roger Johnson
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
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
WindanSea’s claim to fame was its surf. Sea Lane and Marine Street's claim to fame is its wicked … [Read More...] about Body Whomping – WindanSea, Sea Lane, Marine St