Category Archives: June Morrall

No matter what: You can enjoy the day

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Coastsider.com: KPIX Features El Granada

KPIX’s “Eye on the Bay” program is doing a series on teeny tiny California towns, and when they got to “E,” the producers found El Granada, the jewel in the crown of the Ocean Shore Railroad’s Coastside. I was interviewed … Continue reading

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That’s me–sipping coffee in the magician and his wife’s comfy waterbed….in the Moss Beach house…photo by Sunset magazine to show off the beautiful wood cabinetry and “pull-out” bed tray. Cool. Late 1970s.

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When I Worked At Time Magazine,

one of my pleasant tasks was to hire photographers–One of them was the incomparable San Francisco photographer Ed Kashi. Here is a pix of Andy Warhol that he gave me: Ed Kashi also photographed an old friend, Olivia Stewart, the … Continue reading

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Azevedo's Saloon: The Place To Be On The Fourth In Half Moon Bay

Note: The Place To Be More Than A 100 Years Ago… Note: In the late 1970s I was honored to be named the Grand Marshall of the 4th of July Parade in Half Moon Bay. Here’s the article: And here’s … Continue reading

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What I'm Doing

When I started blogging for the “Half Moon Bay Memories” & El Granada Observer”, I wanted to put all of the writing and research I had done on the Coastside out there. My work goes back to the 1970s, when … Continue reading

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Video Professor: June's Media Observation of the Day

Dear Mr. Video Professor, I know you’re from the “old schoolâ€? and your tv sales pitch is directed to computer illiterates—but I am sick and tired of you, the lady and the three- year- old daughter who knows more about … Continue reading

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I'm worried about Tony….

Soprano, that is. Star of the HBO hit, The Sopranos. For almost two weeks now, Tony has been lying in a hospital bed hooked up to a gaggle of life-saving equipment. With a huge ugly hole in his stomach from … Continue reading

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Whangpoo River, Another Time

Left: My parents, Charles and Catherine, on the Whangpoo River, Shanghai, 1940s. Lower left: Me, Shanghai, 1980s Lower Right: My mom, Shanghai, 1940s

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Remembering Bill Doerner

At left: Me, Bill Doerner and Reporter Dick Thompson. <a href='http://halfmoonbaymemories.com/wp-content/ Bill Doerner was a writer for Time magazine in New York before he was sent out West to take over as head of the San Francisco news bureau—just as … Continue reading

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