La Jolla’s WindanSea Wall – Social Status

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 Neptune, otherwise known as WindanSea's "The Wall,” was thee spot to  hangout at. Not all could share its space. Only the coolest of the cool hung … [Read more...]

WindanSea Shack – La Jolla Historical Landmark

WindanSea Beach encompasses a historic stretch of scenic coastline located in La Jolla, a community in San Diego, California. It is named after an oceanfront hotel that burned down in the late 1940s. Geographically, it is defined by the beachfront extending north of Palomar Avenue (Big Rock) and … [Read more...]

La Jolla’s WindanSea – Surfers, Flexy Flyer, Nazis Riding Storm Drains

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 Diffenderfer (RIP) Tiny Brain Thomas, Billy Graham, and Butch Van Artsdalen (RIP)." Pat Curren and Mike Diffenderfer were known to hang at the Birds … [Read more...]

Cops Swarm La Jolla’s Windansea Parking Lot

This was pretty common occurance at La Jolla Windansea lot. When the local cops heard there was a Mac Meda party,  you could pretty much figure they would be at the lot faster than flies on shit. Photo by Jon Sarrett … [Read more...]

Windansea Wall – Ed Selby, Bill Decker, Roger Johnson

Ed Selby (l) Bill Decker(m) and Roger Johnson (r, and very dead) kicking back on a typical La Jolla hot day back in the late 1960s. Oh yes, and a unknown mutt in the background... Check out the size of the coke bottles and Varnais sunglasses, the hot item back in those days -   Photographer … [Read more...]