Monthly Archives: February 2008

From Michael Powers: Super Dooper Screen Cleaner

For the Super Dooper Screen Cleaner, click here (Sorry, friends, the super dooper screen cleaner might be gone…..) To visit OceanStudiosAlliance, click here

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….Buddah Window Dressing…

very cool Buddahs seen in window at Big Pagoda, click here

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A Little Corner of Moss Beach: An Email Conversation With Elaine Martini Teixeira

(Photo: Elaine Martini Teixeira at right, with her sister Loretta.) I asked Elaine Martini Teixeira (whose family lived in Moss Beach as early as the mid-1920s) to tell me what she could recall about the photo below, the building once … Continue reading

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….Meet Bay Area Author Lynn Peril….

Got an email from Bay Area author Lynn Peril–she’s the founder of “Mystery Date”: One Gal’s Guide to Good Stuff, click here and having been a social science college major, I was drawn to her book subject matter. Take a … Continue reading

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Great story about Burt & Gold in

If you want to know about Burt Blumert and learn about the precious metal, gold, click for SF Chronicle’s Rob Baedaker‘s story here

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….Meet Montara's Collin Tiura….

Story by June Morrall Do you know Collin Tiura? You’ve got to meet him. Yesterday he visited us at our home. He’s an adventurer with the best stories to tell—a man who’s done and seen everything and could survive anywhere … Continue reading

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Oil Man Ed Doheny Looked For Black Gold on the Coastside

(Photo: Oil wells on the Coastside?) Peter Kyne’s Encounter with the Penniless Oil Man (fashioned after the character Daniel Plainview–played by Daniel Day Lewis–in the 2008 Oscar-nominated film “There Will Be Blood“) Story by June Morrall (1977) Coastside writer Peter … Continue reading

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Very Green……………………………….

(photo by artist Leon Kunke)

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1950s "Pete's Cafe," A Half Moon Bay Novella by Erich Viktor von Neff

Note: To read Mr. Erich von Neff’s entire piece, go to “Other Work, VI,” or click here About the Author: Erich von Neff is a San Francisco Longshoreman. He received his masters degree in philosophy from San Francisco State University … Continue reading

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Who was Iwan Dolgorouckoff?

Story by June Morrall Who was Iwan Dolgorouckoff? There is something in me that welcomes mysteries. That want to solve them. Maybe that’s why I like the past so much. Mystery thrives in the past because if I have a … Continue reading

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