Monthly Archives: April 2008

Sunday May 4: Your chance to Blast thru the waves–Xtreme Kayaking Event

Dear friends & family, SINCE ANCIENT TIMES, COASTAL PEOPLES HAVE GATHERED BY THE SEA IN SPRINGTIME TO CELEBRATE THE PASSAGE OF THE WINTER STORMS AND ENGAGE IN CONTESTS OF SKILL & ENDURANCE. HONORING THIS TRADITION & BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND, … Continue reading

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Take a ride in my Coastside Cadd-y-lac

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Guess he never saw Mavericks

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1950s: Fresh Abalone, Scalllops, Oysters at Ida's Seafood

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Burt Blumert Takes The Great "Big Daddy" Don Garlits On A Harrowing Sight-Seeing Tour of San Francisco

(Photo: L-R, Burt Blumert and “Big Daddy” Don Garlits celebrate Burt’s birthday on February 11.) Friends of ours hosted a birthday party for Burt Blumert, at a home over the hill, on February 11. Earlier in the day we met … Continue reading

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Foggy Day in Princeton-by-the-Sea

(Photo: This looks like a “panorama” of Princeton.)

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1960s Moss Beach: County Purchased Property Near Reef Point

Fitzgerald Marine ReserveCounty to Purchase Beach Property Near Reef Point in Moss Beach; To Preserve Area for Science StudiesHalf Moon Bay Review, 1960s (?)A mile-long stretch of beach front along the reef dotted coastline is being acquired by San Mateo … Continue reading

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1906: "The Coast Advocate believes that the extreme

headline 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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..Snippets from the Redwood City Standard…

1922: “As a part of a determined campaign to wipe out all undesirable resorts on the coastside of the county, District Atty Franklin Swart filed an action in the Superior Court last Thursday named R. C. Powers, M. H. Root, … Continue reading

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1960s: County Purchases Beach Property

“County to Purchase Beach Property Near Reef Point in Moss Beach; To Preserve Area for Science Studies” Half Moon Bay Review, 1960s (unsure of date) “A mile-long stretch of beach front along the reef dotted coastline is being acquired by … Continue reading

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