What were nine San Francisco bands doing playing an all-day festival in San Diego County in September of 1968? How did this come about? Well it all started in the spring of … [Read More...] about Del Mar Fair – Buddy Miles, Taj Majal – Trans-Love Airways
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.
Lobster season was into its first few days when Josh and his friend, Keith Wyer, could not wait to dive for those tasty bugs. They took off from a La Jolla beach at night, and … [Read More...] about Josh Liberty – World Class La Jolla Spear Fisherman – Record Holder
https://youtu.be/zGim6aGAum8 Back in 1960 Bob Moore wanted to be a filmmaker, so he bought himself a Bolex 16 mm movie camera. At the same time Eric Masterson and John Pirie … [Read More...] about LA JOLLA COVE BELVEDERE HARLOT
A Flexy Racer was essentially a Flexible Flyer with rubber wheels. No need for snow; all you needed was a nice steep street and a high tolerance for friction skin burns and … [Read More...] about Riding Flexi Racers in La Jolla – Via Capri and Hillside Drive
MAC MEDA STORIES
It was 4am at the infamous Sip n Surf bar in La Jolla's Bird Rock. And of all things, Dean Burriston ... cough, cough ... was in charge :-). … [Read More...] about Tim Ginder’s Bachelor Party – La Jolla, Bird Rock – Sip n Surf
Everyone knows Albert, the San Diego Zoo's famous silverback gorilla. Albert is famous for three things. 1) He was responsible for starting the … [Read More...] about Albert, The Silverback Gorilla, Mac Meda’s President
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
In the Florida Keys, each night around two hours before sunset masses of people flock to the water's … [Read More...] about WindanSea Sunsets – Social Network of Beach Life
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
Marine St and SeaLane
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
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