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
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
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
I was sent a w, and even if it is a bit before Mac Media, it is a classic of what La Jolla was in the late 1940s and set the foundation for the … [Read More...] about End of an Era in La Jolla – The Way We Were, by Tommy Carroll
I never will forget it, it was one of those cloudless, perfect La Jolla July summer days and all I … [Read More...] about Plane Crashes at WindanSea, La Jolla Killing Actor Phillip G. Bent and Folksinger Peter Sachse
We all know famous addresses, the White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave and Sherlock Homes, 221b Baker … [Read More...] about La Jolla’s WindanSea Wall – Social Status
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