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 La Jolla, there are a number of beaches one could go to. First was the fine and dirty sand of the tourist attractions of the Shores, the Casa Pool … [Read More...] about La Jolla Beaches – Sea Lane and Marine St
Recently I attended a memorial service for Harry Phillips, the former owner of Flowers by Adelaide in La Jolla. I was having a conversation with some … [Read More...] about Butch Van Artsdalen – Legendary Surfer – WindanSea Lot
The Mac Meda Destruction Co. sounds like a joke, started as a joke, thrived as a joke and ended up like a joke. Or is it? Some of the teen-age, … [Read More...] about Drinking, Destruction, Sex – Police – La Jolla Mac Meda
Back in the early 1960s, everyone in California knew there was something different about the La … [Read More...] about La Jolla’s WindanSea – Surfers, Flexy Flyer, Nazis Riding Storm Drains
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
Marine St and SeaLane
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
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