Monthly Archives: November 2007

1960s: "Water is major Coastside problem if there is influx of people."

“Tarrat tells C of C Luncheon.” From Half Moon Bay Review, 1960s “Water is a major problem if there is an influx of people into this area,” said Henry Tarratt,  county director of building and property, at a meeting of … Continue reading

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1940: Meet the Halfmoon Bay Bivalves

In 1940 the Fish & Game Dept. identified 3 types of clams, bivalves, living around Halfmoon Bay: the Pismo, Rock Cockle and the Boring. Meet the “Pismo”: Meet the “Rock Cockle”

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Fran "Buzz" Young Checks in….

Sport Crab On Thanksgiving by Fran “Buzz” Young Crab On Huli Cat With Matt Son Matt had a chance to go on a ship that I couldn’t bark orders to him on, so he jumped at the opportunity Thanksgiving morning. … Continue reading

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New Princeton-By-The-Sea Book…One copy

of the book arrived in the mail. The book is due to be published on December 10th. It’s the first time I’ve seen the completed book. Yes! It was exciting. I want to tell you that there IS a photo … Continue reading

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1965: New Doelger Project: "The Idyllic Days Spent In The Country Are Over!"

Thurs., January 28, 1965, from the “Half Moon Bay Review” “New Doelger Project To Be Outlined At Meeting of Montara-Moss Beach Improvement Group on February 12″ By Colin Cooke “Engineers for the Henry Doelger Corp. will outline development plans for … Continue reading

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Not Now…

(Photo Jerry Koontz, jerrysphotos.com)

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Hundreds of Empty Crab Pots

Hundreds of empty crab pots are being moved from a Pillar Point Harbor parking lot to a boat where they will be temporarily stored—because of the uncertainty of the crab season after the tragic oil spill in San Francisco Bay.

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Grim News: Tragic Oil Spill: Crab Season NOT Opening: Story by Burt Blumert

Grim News: Crab Season NOT Opening: Story by Burt Blumert Walking on this bright, beautiful Sunday morning on Johnson Pier at Princeton was glorious. The heavy rains yesterday scrubbed everything and the world seemed perfect. An ideal day to inaugurate … Continue reading

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Swiss Cheese Not Rocks (and the Hole in the Rock Gang) by John Vonderlin

By John Vonderlin Hi June, I mentioned early on that I collect NotRocks and that Swiss Cheese NotRocks are the most common example found on our coast. Our local Swiss Cheese NotRocks come in three basic varieties: those varieties being … Continue reading

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Alvin Hatch Chats About the Princeton Inn

  (Alvin Hatch’s father was engaged in the sawmill business near “Hatch’s Woods” south of Half Moon Bay. A local school is named after the family. Alvin (now gone) went on to become a county supervisor, and, at one point, … Continue reading

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