Monthly Archives: February 2006

Kid Zug: Part III

It’s true that Kid Zug’s boxing skills were a shadow of what they had been 35 years earlier—and that his opponent, “Happyâ€? Frey had a big-mouth—but for the boys in the village of Pescadero, a boxing match with world champ … Continue reading

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Through the Windows

The view through two windows: Left: Leon Kunke with bamboo at my house: Right: The Magician’s House, Moss Beach:

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Galen Wolf & Family

Young Coastside artist Galen Wolf (at far left, cranking up the machine) with his family in front of their home in downtown Half Moon Bay, circa 1912. Trudi remembers: “Linked onto your site while searching for info on Galen Wolf. … Continue reading

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The Boys From HMB

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Kid Zug: Part II

While many Pescaderans must have been intimidated by Kid Zug’s battered-looking face–“Happyâ€? Frey, whose constable father Herman owned the Elkhorn Saloon on San Gregorio Street– took one look at Zug and boasted to one and all that he could knock … Continue reading

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The Old Road to Half Moon Bay

The old San Mateo-Half Moon Bay Road led to the quaint town of Half Moon Bay. Please click to enlarge.

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My Burt

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The Man Who Called Himself "Kid Zug": Part I

(Note: The true story of “Kid Zugâ€? was stitched together, using old newspapers to pick out a description here, another there—until I gathered enough pieces for a word picture). “Kid Zugâ€?: Part I In 1918 workmen hurriedly erected an outdoor … Continue reading

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1971: Ken LaJoie Collection: Coastside Cliffs

El Granada-Miramar

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1971: Ken LaJoie Collection: Coastside Cliffs

El Granada-Miramar

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