Monthly Archives: October 2007

1900s: The Locals Investigate A Beached Boat….

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Pillar Point This Morning

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Prohibition's Patroni House

was “the” place to go when booze was illegal in the 1920s and early 1930s. The Patroni House was torn down in the 1950s. It’s now the location of the popular “Brewery.”

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1870: "Gone Into The Grain Trade"

The Sacramento Daily Union reports, “The steamer ‘Pioneer,’ formerly used as a tow-boat on the river, having lost her occupation that line, yesterday went into the grain trade, having as a tender the barge ‘Mary Ellen,’ and will run between … Continue reading

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1906: "The Coast Advocate believes that the extreme

headland of Pillar Point, the northern part of the crescent that gives to Halfmoon Bay its name, is the only location that should be considered for the purpose of the new life-saving station. “This was the site of the old … Continue reading

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di Gabriele Carlesso, Guest Chef at Mezza Luna This Week

Burt and I went to lunch at Mezza Luna today and the waiter told us that the very special “specials” had been prepared by guest chef Gabriele Carlesso–Gabriele, who owns the Trattoria Tre Fonti restaurant near Venice [Italy] is on … Continue reading

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Gray Gardner: Come Back to Princeton-By-The-Sea

DEAR JUNE I WAS TALKING TO ONE OF MY FRIENDS HERE IN MISSOURI(FROM SAN BRUNO) AND TOLD HIM THAT WHEN I WON THE LOTTERY,I WAS MOVING BACK TO THE COAST,BUYING THE GIFT SHOP IN PRINCENTON HARBOR AND RECREATING “GENE’S BEER … Continue reading

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Me….I Have A New Book Coming Out!

to see what it’s about, click here

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1977: Pillar Point Harbor

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1945: Army Hears Evidence About Breakwater (5)

…from the “Half Moon Bay Review,” 1945 “Walter Rhode, traffic manager of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, also developed this point [see part 4 below] and presented the endorsement of his organization. Coast Guard officers withheld comment, but revealed … Continue reading

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