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
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.
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
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
MAC MEDA STORIES
The Official Mac Meda Rough Drink started in 1969 but was officially dubbed Rough Drink in 1970 when t-shirts were made -- and for about 8 years it … [Read More...] about La Jolla Rough Water Drink Regulations – Albert Conforms
For a while there it seemed the hottest thing was a cool bike, and there was nothing like getting one, regardless of who, what and where. New was … [Read More...] about Showing Off a New Bike at Windansea Parking Lot
They say, "Out with the Old and in with the New" but Mac Meda is, "In with the Old. " Mac Meda is now gone into cyber space - a global computer … [Read More...] about La Jolla Business – Doing Business at WindanSea Lot
Just for starters, Tom Wolfe's book, The Pumphouse Gang," which he claimed immortalized the Mac Meda … [Read More...] about La Jolla Pumphouse Crowd – Beach Life
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
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
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