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
If there was ever a man that could defied the massive consumption of alcohol and chemicals it was Little John Sylvada. He would have been a medical … [Read More...] about Little John Syvada – Conrad, Sea Lane and Tequila Sunrise
When Maynard Heatherly was asked, "What he thought of the Sip n Surf?" all he could do was shake his head. Fact remains, he hated the joint, even … [Read More...] about La Jolla’s Bird Rock Sip n Surf or Hungry Horse Bar
Just for starters, Tom Wolfe's book, The Pumphouse Gang," which he claimed immortalized the Mac Meda Destruction Co, " ... was a bunch of Bullshit," … [Read More...] about La Jolla Pumphouse Crowd – Beach Life
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
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
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
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