Monthly Archives: December 2009

Outstanding in the Field's 2009 Season Comes To a Close…

The adventurous 2009 farm dinner season has come to a close! The intrepid Outstanding in the Field crew has successfully set the long farm table at more than 50 locations across the land. Check this link to see the tables … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

John Vonderlin: 1920: Movie-man drowns near Moss Beach

Story by John Vonderlin Email John: benloudman@sbcglobal.net Hi June, Moss Beach doesn’t get mentioned often in the old newspapers, but this is one that they would have gladly done without. While the distaff rescuer bravely tried her best, she’d have done a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

John Vonderlin: The Wreck of the Alice Buck (5)

Story by John Vonderlin Email John: benloudman@sbcglobal.net Hi June, Another unusual aspect of the reporting about the wreck of the “Alice Buck,” was the number of small articles in the various newspapers, detailing events similar to that which first drew … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

John Vonderlin: 1901: The Sculptress Sybil Easterday

Story by John Vonderlin Email John: benloudman@sbcglobal.net From The San Francisco Call January 27, 1901 SYBIL EASTERDAY The girl sculptress of San Francisco lives in her little studio, five flights up, in the tiptop of an old building on Montgomery … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

John Vonderlin: The Wreck of the Alice Buck: Hovius & Hale (4)

Story by John Vonderlin Email John: benloudman@sbcglobal.net Hi June, This article from the October 1st, 1881, issue of the “Sacramento Daily Union,” four days after the wreck, adds another new wrinkle to the reporting about the wreck of the Alice … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

John Vonderlin; Wreck of the Alice Buck (3)

Story by John Vonderlin Hi June, The reporting about the wreck of the “Alice Buck” in the articles I was finding was very similar to previous shipwrecks’ reporting, until I found this article. It appeared in the October 1st, 1881, issue of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

John Vonderlin: The Wreck of the Alice Buck (2)

Story by John Vonderlin Email John: benloudman@sbcglobal.net Hi June, In this account of the wreck of the “Alice Buck,” from the September 29th, 1881, issue of the “Daily Alta,” there are more details then in the previous day’s reporting, but more interesting, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

John Vonderlin: The Wreck of the Alice Buck (1)

Story by John Vonderlin Email John: benloudman@sbcglobal.net Hi June, This is a story about a deadly shipwreck that happened on the Coastside in the late 1800′s, that I just learned about. While it never had the headlines that  more famous local shipwrecks like … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Big Swell at Mavericks….

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

John Vonderlin: 1900: Encore in trouble off Point Montara

Story by John Vonderlin Email John: benloudman@sbcglobal.net Hi June, This small article is notable mainly for the nice illustration accompanying it. It appeared in the July 3rd, 1900, issue of the “San Francisco Call.” The “Junin” region is a highlands … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off