Monthly Archives: November 2007

Tom Wolfe's "Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test" May Go To The Big Screen

John Vonderlin sent me this info about Tom Wolfe’s “Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test” moving from words in a book to images on the screen. Former La Honda author Ken Kesey & the Merry Pranksters are the main characters in Wolfe’s … Continue reading

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The Ones That Got Away By John Vonderlin

Hi June, As I mentioned in an earlier email, a large portion of the non-buoyant marine debris I collect from Neptune’s Vomitorium, comes from the various fishing industries that ply our local coastal waters. In this portion are the majority … Continue reading

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What Happened to the El Granada Garden Club?

  When I first moved to El Granada, I couldn’t help but notice that some of the median strips–especially the one near El Granada Market–were filled with flowers. A sign told me that the flowers had been planted and were … Continue reading

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1980: In A Nutshell: Coastside Architectural Styles

From “Coastside Cultural Resources of San Mateo County” Montara..Moss Beach…El Granada…Princeton-by-the-Sea…Miramar “These communities were established on the Mid-Coast between 1906 and 1909 during the real estate boom that followed the construction of the Ocean Shore Railroad. Speculators quickly subdivided the … Continue reading

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Artist Molly Ramolla & How To Make "Almost-Papyrus"

(Photo: Molly Ramolla) For story, click here (when you get there, scroll down…)

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

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Our Beaches: The Good….Bad…Ugly….by John Vonderlin

To read John’s story, click here (Photo of the “Good,” courtesy John Vonderlin.) Email John: benloudman@sbcglobal.net

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What I'm Reading….Uh-Uh

If you thought the justices at the Supreme Court were brilliant…thoughtful….wise… Uh-Uh They’re just like everybody else, only much worse. “The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court” by Jeffrey Toobin. Author Toobin is a legal analyst for … Continue reading

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1940: Meet the Halfmoon Bay Bivalves

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