Monthly Archives: May 2007

Miramar: The Historic "Hastings House", An Artist's Garden

Decades before Coastside artist Linda Montalto Patterson and her classical musician husband, Richard, bought the historic “Hastings House” in Miramar, cows and a cantankerous bull grazed on the neighbor’s land. At that time eveyrbody had an outhouse and the one … Continue reading

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Early South Coast Conservationist: Theodore Hoover (8)

Mildred and Theodore (“Tad”) wanted to move in full time to their house at Rancho del Oso but Stanford University and Palo Alto had too many claims on them. Theodore was still the dean of the School of Engineering and … Continue reading

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Early South Coast Conservationist: Theodore Hoover (7)

(to catch up, please see previous stories 1-6….Theodore and Mildred Hoover purchased property in the Waddell Canyon, south of Pescadero…Hoover was the dean of the Engineering School at Stanford, a conservationist and the older borther of the 31st president. Mildred … Continue reading

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Remembering Cathy Duncan in Two Photos

Ed Davis http://www.eddavisphoto.com/index.html kindly emailed me these photos of Cathy Duncan. Ed writes: “Two photos of Cathy taken 10/87 at a 40th birthday for a woman named Sue Gagliardo at the Princeton Inn (now Mezz Luna). The man in the … Continue reading

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Bound for "American Idol" ):– The Half Moon Bay High Cougars Marching Band

Watch them here (on Main Street, at the Chamarita) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UiFe_XiwK8

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Good Crowd At HMB Chamarita Today

Below, the beautiful Half Moon Bay Chamarita Queen, Elizabeth Rocha, holding the crown emerges from the service at the Catholic Church, behind her two pretty “side” queens, Christina and Melissa; a member of the Half Moon Bay High School band … Continue reading

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1928 Chamarita, Half Moon Bay, Into The (Old) Catholic Church

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1928 Chamarita, Half Moon Bay, Marching Down Main Street

with Cunha’s Country Grocery Store in the background (left hand side), later heading for and arriving at the old Catholic Church.

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History of the Coastside's Beautiful Chamarita (6)

Throughout the decades the Chamarita has grown to include Festival Queens from Tracy, Newark and Santa Clara participating in the celebration at Half Moon Bay. But the Chamartia remains a small town festival sporting a carnival atmosphere with a Ferris … Continue reading

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1928 Chamarita, Half Moon Bay

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